RE: [APBR_analysis] Re: Minkoff Player Rating?
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From: Dean Oliver [mailto:deano@...]
Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2003 9:10 AM
--- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "dlirag" <dlirag@h...> wrote:
>> To combat this, one uses the Minkoff Player Rating
>> defined as (MPR) = (RMPR)**(2/3) * (min/gm)**(1/3).
>I hadn't heard this last part. Actually, I remember Tony suggesting
>a straight linear average of RMPR and min/gm, which I never liked.
>This weighting is interesting. The cutoff of 13 min/g hints at the
Yeah, I'd forgotten about that too. It's a weighted geometric mean,
probably a very good idea, for dealing with those 1 minute played,
1-1 players Minkoff mentioned in his example. An arithmetic mean
would still show those players with high "value"; a geometric mean
cuts down the ratings of players with low actual minutes/game (or
low RMPR scores).