Re: more east-west imbalance
- --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "gabrielandjared"
> --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "Mike G" <msg_53@h...> wrote:their
> > Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Francis, and Cuttino Mobley have taken
> > skills from the Western Conference to the Eastern.Carlos
> > Going the other way: Lamar Odom, Caron Butler, Brian Grant,
> > Boozer, Mehmet Okur, Tracy McGrady, Juwan Howard, Kenyon Martin.west...and
> > Anyone else ?
> Don't forget the roster of the New Orleans Hornets moving
> the bit players like Gerald Wallace moving East via the Bobcats whoWell, I added last season's raw totals of these 11 "movers".
> could have an impact.
Each Western team has, on average, gained 322 points, 195 rebounds,
32 assists, 19 steals, and 10 blocks, in this rather one-sided
siphoning-off of Eastern talent.
I'm assuming the Hornets are an average Western team, and so I'm not
including them in the equation. However, an expansion team only
weakens the East further. (They are likely to go about 2-28 against
[At least now, the rank and file of fans no longer assumes
the "real" championship is the WCF.]