Re: Pace vs Individual Players Effectiveness?
- John Hollinger would be the man to answer specifically how, but the
PER is adjusted for the pace of the team. That's one reason I like it
In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "nickouli5" <NikoTMP@g...> wrote:
> A lot of times I hear people say, `well if he was in a higher paced
> offense he would probably be better', statistically, and in general.
> The principal seems to make sense for many players and is probably
> But one example where I am wondering if this same concept would apply
> is the old Chicago Bull teams. In one of my previous posts I
> mentioned how I found it interesting how they were the slowest Pace
> team in 9293 and were near the bottom of Pace in their title runs.
> Obviously that doesn't mean they were `slow' by any means or couldn't
> play that Full court game, but they chose a more methodical offensive
> attack with their Triangle offense and with the best offensive
> machine in the NBA, Michael Jordan.
> However if Jordan or Pippen were to play in higher Paced offenses
> would they be more efficient or better scorers? Or does this rule
> sort of not apply to them since they dominated the offense anyway?
> Especially since Chicago generally attacked as much as any other team
> when the opportunity presented itself with steals, blocks, and long
> How much does PACE factor in when comparing statistical output and
> efficiency between two players where one is on a FAST PACE team (aka
> Dallas), or someone who is on a slow Paced team (aka Detroit)?
> Obviously a team's personnel determines if a team is more apt to
> employing a fast paced type of offense, or should employ a slower
> type of game. But aren't there times individual support players
> (maybe even team leaders?) who are more suited to an alternate type
> Paced game then what there team employs could probably put up better
> stats in an opposing system? Perhaps this might apply to guys who
> aren't really team leaders or MEGA SUPERSTARS cause the supporting
> cast is pretty much built around them.?
> What do you guys think about this PACE vs. Effectiveness based on the
> certain players strengths? Can you think of any specific examples
> where this might apply?