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• How many games are in an NBA season? i know 82 i mean total games i found a number saying 1427 but i don t think that s right ... Do you Yahoo!? vote.yahoo.com
Message 1 of 5 , Oct 5, 2004
How many games are in an NBA season?
i know 82
i mean total games
i found a number saying 1427
but i don't think that's right

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• You can deduce this easily. Each team plays 82 games. There are 29 teams in the league. Q1: How many games is that? Q2: Because I just counted Seattle s game
Message 2 of 5 , Oct 5, 2004
You can deduce this easily.

Each team plays 82 games.

There are 29 teams in the league.

Q1:  How many games is that?

Q2:  Because I just counted Seattle's game at Golden State, and simultaneously counted Golden State hosting Seattle, I have double-counted every game.  So what adjustment should I make to the figure in Q1?

--MKT

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How many games are in an NBA season?
i know 82
i mean total games
i found a number saying 1427
but i don't think that's right

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• This reminds me of an interesting (at least to me) thought experiment on how to answer this question: how many games are there in a 64 team, single-elimination
Message 3 of 5 , Oct 5, 2004
This reminds me of an interesting (at least to me) thought experiment on how to answer this question: how many games are there in a 64 team, single-elimination tournament (like the good ol' version of the NCAA men's basketball tourney). There are at least three ways to answer this, and while each arrives at the same answer, one is clearly easiest:

-- draw out the bracket and count the games
-- do some math, adding together each of the rounds: 32+16+8+4+2+1
-- think about the fact that every game eliminates a team, and every team but one gets eliminated.

Not terribly related to the NBA or basketball, but anyways...

Ed O.

Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 5:37 PM
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Subject: RE: [APBR_analysis] question

You can deduce this easily.

Each team plays 82 games.

There are 29 teams in the league.

Q1:  How many games is that?

Q2:  Because I just counted Seattle's game at Golden State, and simultaneously counted Golden State hosting Seattle, I have double-counted every game.  So what adjustment should I make to the figure in Q1?

--MKT

-----Original Message-----
From: ivan ivan [mailto:teachermrivan@...]
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 5:28 PM
To: APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [APBR_analysis] question

How many games are in an NBA season?
i know 82
i mean total games
i found a number saying 1427
but i don't think that's right
• 30 teams this season with Charlotte entering the league. Since every team plays 82 games, and always must have an opponent, wouldn t it be (30 x 82)/2? That
Message 4 of 5 , Oct 6, 2004
30 teams this season with Charlotte entering the league.

Since every team plays 82 games, and always must have an opponent,
wouldn't it be (30 x 82)/2? That comes out to 1230, though I'm not
sure that I'm correct. (I'm more of a math fan than a
mathmetician.) :)

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> You can deduce this easily.
>
> Each team plays 82 games.
>
> There are 29 teams in the league.
>
> Q1: How many games is that?
>
> Q2: Because I just counted Seattle's game at Golden State, and
simultaneously counted Golden State hosting Seattle, I have double-
counted every game. So what adjustment should I make to the figure
in Q1?
>
>
> --MKT
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ivan ivan [mailto:teachermrivan@y...]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 5:28 PM
> To: APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [APBR_analysis] question
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>
> How many games are in an NBA season?
> i know 82
> i mean total games
> i found a number saying 1427
> but i don't think that's right
>
>
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• Yup to both of your points. --MKT ... From: wizardskev [mailto:kevinbroom@realgm.com] Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2004 3:35 AM To:
Message 5 of 5 , Oct 6, 2004
Yup to both of your points.

--MKT

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Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2004 3:35 AM
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30 teams this season with Charlotte entering the league.

Since every team plays 82 games, and always must have an opponent,
wouldn't it be (30 x 82)/2? That comes out to 1230, though I'm not
sure that I'm correct. (I'm more of a math fan than a
mathmetician.) :)

wrote:
> You can deduce this easily.
>
> Each team plays 82 games.
>
> There are 29 teams in the league.
>
> Q1: How many games is that?
>
> Q2: Because I just counted Seattle's game at Golden State, and
simultaneously counted Golden State hosting Seattle, I have double-
counted every game. So what adjustment should I make to the figure
in Q1?
>
>
> --MKT
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ivan ivan [mailto:teachermrivan@y...]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 5:28 PM
> To: APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [APBR_analysis] question
>
>
> How many games are in an NBA season?
> i know 82
> i mean total games
> i found a number saying 1427
> but i don't think that's right
>
>
>
> _____
>
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