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

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vote.yahoo.com - Register online to vote today! - 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.

**From:**Michael Tamada [mailto:tamada@...]**Sent:**Tuesday, October 05, 2004 5:37 PM**To:**APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com**Subject:**RE: [APBR_analysis] questionYou 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] questionHow many games are in an NBA season?i know 82i mean total gamesi found a number saying 1427but 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 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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wrote:> You can deduce this easily.

simultaneously counted Golden State hosting Seattle, I have double-

>

> 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

counted every game. So what adjustment should I make to the figure

in Q1?>

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> --MKT

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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.) :)

--- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Tamada" <tamada@o...>

wrote:> You can deduce this easily.

simultaneously counted Golden State hosting Seattle, I have double-

>

> 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

counted every game. So what adjustment should I make to the figure

in Q1?>

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>

> --MKT

>

>

>

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> Subject: [APBR_analysis] question

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>

> How many games are in an NBA season?

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