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Re: [APBR_analysis] Re: 3 point estimates for old timers?

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  • Gabe Farkas
    perhaps a percentage adjustment would have been better. for example, if the 1960 shooting percentage was 1/2 of the 2004 percent, then you multiply by two...
    Message 1 of 18 , Sep 20 8:01 AM
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      perhaps a percentage adjustment would have been
      better. for example, if the 1960 shooting percentage
      was 1/2 of the 2004 percent, then you multiply by
      two...


      --- bricks299 <homecourtgames@...> wrote:

      > I estimated the league 3FG% for each season and
      > adjusted to 2004's
      > percentage. For example, I estimated the 1960 NBA
      > 3FG% to be .217. I
      > subtracted .217 from .347 (2004 pct.) to get an
      > adjustment of .130. I
      > added Sharman's 3FG% (.271) to .130 to get .401.
      >
      > Ben
      >
      >
      > --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "Adam"
      > <adam_russell@n...> wrote:
      > > What variable did you change to adjust for 2004?
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "bricks299"
      > > <homecourtgames@b...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > > Interesting stuff Ben. So based on your
      > calcs which players
      > > > > pre-1979 turn
      > > > > > out to be the unknown masters of the 3 point
      > arc?...
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Here are a few players I rated:
      > > > >
      > > > > Paul Arizin 1952 = 6/30 .200 (2004 adj = .347)
      > > > > Bob Davies 1955 = 7/29 .241 (2004 adj = .373)
      > > > > Bob Cousy 1960 = 15/58 .259 (2004 adj = .389)
      > > > > Bill Sharman 1960 = 13/49 .265 (2004 adj =
      > .401)
      > > > > Oscar Robertson 1963 = 10/44 .227 (2004 adj =
      > .341)
      > > > > Jerry West 1968 = 6/26 .231 (2004 adj = .333)
      > > > > Hal Greer 1968 = 15/58 .259 (2004 adj = .372)
      > > >
      > > > I corrected Sharman's percentage
      >
      >




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