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  • The international rules for assists favor the assists that lead to layups and shots near the basket, not the outside shots. And the US' game was based a lot on fastbreaks and shots in the paint. -Nik --- Dean Oliver wrote: > --- In APBR_analysis@^$1, "Mike G" > wrote: > > --- In APBR_analysis@^$2, "harlanzo" > > > wrote: > > > I wrote a little about the US team: > > > > > > http...
    nik Sep 2, 2004
  • > The key phrase being "in the NBA." Under those > rules, Marbury is a > stud and the U.S. wins every game by 20. Under > international rules, > he goes 2-for-14 against Lithuania and > singlehandedly costs the U.S. > the game. I think there's a lot of problems with > this team, but No. 1 > was the belated realization that the rules required > at least a couple > of shooters and...
    nik Aug 24, 2004
  • --- carlos12155 wrote: > --- In APBR_analysis@^$1, tajallie@^$2.. > wrote: > > Coach, > > > > Why not just invite 80-100 players to open > try-outs and let the > > coaching staff choose who they want from who shows > up . . . > > Why not name a coach for the next four years, give > him complete > authority over the roster and demand that players > who want to > participate sign a...
    nik Aug 22, 2004
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  • They're usually a lot less. With an average of 5 assists or so, you're the passing king. I think it's both about pace and style of the game and they way they're counted. --- Gabe Farkas wrote: > what does it mean to have "european assists" versus > regular assists? > > are they usually more or less? > > > --- nik wrote: > > Most of you wonder who on earth is Spanoulis, > > I just...
    nik Jun 26, 2004
  • Most of you wonder who on earth is Spanoulis, I just wonder what on earth is he doing on #50? Not like this means he owns a spot on Dallas' roster but just reading the news was a shock anyway. He's a 1.92 (6'3'') PG, 22 years old. Despite his age, he is his team's captain. A member of the Greek national team that won the golden medal in the 2002 European Championship in Lithuania...
    nik Jun 25, 2004
  • > The value of an assist to Shaq is higher (less to > Shaq) because the > theory says it would be harder to get him the ball > because teams > would guard him better as a greater threat. > Difficult to verify, but > you can see the theory. > > You can make estimates other ways. > > DeanO > yes but OTOH, once he gets the ball he shoots with a league-leading FG%, which means that he...
    nik May 15, 2003
  • > In Garnett's case, I think it's clear that his > very strong all-around game does help his teammates. He's one of few players who've been accused of being too un-selfish. I've read this several times. That's the opposite of Dominique etc. -Nik __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? The New Yahoo! Search - Faster. Easier. Bingo. http://search.yahoo.com
    nik May 15, 2003
  • > > > 22. First cut analysis says Utah drops to below > 30 > > > wins without > > > Stockton and Malone. It doesn't take much of a > > > stretch to see them > > > drop to 15 wins, as the Bulls did when they lost > > > multiple key > > > players. Kirilenko is a good player, but could > he > > > step up if he had > > > to do a lot more? Coaching could be key here. > > > > Coaching...
    nik May 15, 2003
  • --- Gary Collard wrote: > nik wrote: > > > > > 20. Can a team like the Kings without a clear > > > leader win a title? > > > > Was Webber a clear leader? I don't know and I read > > some posts in this list recently who doubt it. > > In any case, this team is so balanced and deep > > that it's hard to predict anything. > > The biggest difference that no Webber makes is that > there...
    nik May 15, 2003
  • --- Mike G wrote: > This is the first time the Wolves entered the > playoffs as the favored > seed. Losing to the Lakers was thus technically an > 'upset', but > hardly a great surprise. > > The Admiral's Spurs were upset several times in the > postseason. I > guess the only year they weren't was 1999. > > While Robinson's playoff numbers have been > consistently less robust > than...
    nik May 15, 2003