If computers ran the NBA, Shaq would be benched
- An excerpt from a current news article follows. I'm guessing this is a
variation of the simplistic linear model based on differential points while
on the court. Anyone have any details?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shaquille O'Neal may be one of the best basketball
players on the planet, but he should have been benched in this year's National
Basketball Association championships.
Or so concludes a new statistical measurement developed by Lenovo Group Ltd.,
the world's third-largest personal computer maker. Introduced by Lenovo and the
NBA on Monday, the statistic is supposed show which five players combine to
make the best team on the court at any one time.
Chris Long, San Diego Padres, 100 Park Boulevard, San Diego CA
Score: 0, Diff: 1, clong killed by a Harvard Math Team on 1