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Re: Picking the Difference-Makers for the All-NBA Teams

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  • dan_t_rosenbaum
    Equation (1) has nothing to do with league/team averages. Variables are included in that equation for each of the players and that is where the adjustments
    Message 1 of 6 , Apr 30, 2004
      Equation (1) has nothing to do with league/team averages. Variables
      are included in that equation for each of the players and that is
      where the adjustments for specific opponents are made. I added some
      language yesterday that further explains what is going on in that
      equation.

      --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, tajallie@h... wrote:
      > Dan,
      >
      > I saw the regression part which basically adjusts the value of each
      > recorded activity against league/team averages. . .but I didn't see
      > anything that adjusts for specific opp. Is that correct?
      >
      > --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "dan_t_rosenbaum"
      > <rosenbaum@u...> wrote:
      > > There is nothing in the All-NBA piece that describes precisely
      what
      > I
      > > am doing.
      > >
      > > The piece that I link to in article discusses that in gory
      detail.
      > I
      > > do this accounting through a fairly complex regression approach.
      > >
      > > http://www.uncg.edu/eco/rosenbaum/NBA/winval2.htm
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, tajallie@h... wrote:
      > > > Dan,
      > > >
      > > > I am unclear how you adjust for player who typically compete
      > > against
      > > > stronger players . . .in the article you say you adjust for who
      > > > player play against but I didn't see any calculation that would
      > > > consider if say Bruce Bowen always played when
      > > Kobe/Carter/Peja/Melo
      > > > and sat down against when the banch players came in. Did I miss
      > it
      > > or
      > > > is their some consideration of the hisorical performce of the
      > > > opposite players on the court. (ie anyone who is on the court
      > alot
      > > > relatively against KG would see his rating decrease bcs of it,
      > > right)
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "dan_t_rosenbaum"
      > > > <rosenbaum@u...> wrote:
      > > > > Here is a piece using my WINVAL-stuff that is more fun and
      > easier
      > > > to
      > > > > digest. In it I discuss which players I would have selected
      > for
      > > > All-
      > > > > NBA, along with what players just don't do well in my
      adjusted
      > > > > plus/minus system.
      > > > >
      > > > > http://www.uncg.edu/bae/people/rosenbaum/NBA/stats1.htm
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