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5/14/2013 11:14 PM
and done
5/14/2013 11:20 PM
Posted by ashamael on 5/14/2013 10:56:00 PM (view original):
as far as benefits from overusage... I did an experiment with Shaq (6 points, 30ish usage), Mailman (6 points, 30ish usage) & Lebron (8 points, 34% usage).

Turnovers didn't go down... they were just as high as ever.  The difference was that none of them took as many fgas as they did IRL (and no where close to FTAs)... so I over payed for increased turnovers.  Makes zero sense, eh?

(fg% was a wash, by the way.  Saw no bumps there, either)

Ha yeah, that does make zero sense but doesn't surprise me too much. I think the way turnovers are calculated is just kinda...broken. Draft a low to team and run uptempo, the turnovers will just rise into the 18-20 range eventually. Not sure the 2 turnover per game difference is worth drafting low-to players (although katernberg's team turned it over 23 times per game with Durant/Stockton/Maxwell last season, so probably shouldn't be ignored totally).
5/14/2013 11:23 PM
I like those last three picks alot, felonious. Iguodala is a great PG for that squad. Pip/Iguodala will hide Redd's def too.
5/14/2013 11:23 PM

regardless of usage tiers low TO guys might not take enough shots individually to avoid aggregate individual penalties game by game especially given the fact that the sim can easily distribute 30 attempts to Donyell Marshall and 12 to Lebron and there's nothing you can do about that?

5/14/2013 11:25 PM
Posted by tarheel1991 on 5/14/2013 11:23:00 PM (view original):
I like those last three picks alot, felonious. Iguodala is a great PG for that squad. Pip/Iguodala will hide Redd's def too.
thanks - It seems I picked the right draft for the 'who needs a PG?' philosophy/approach
5/14/2013 11:56 PM
so, will my team even win 30 games?
5/15/2013 12:08 AM
"(although katernberg's team turned it over 23 times per game with Durant/Stockton/Maxwell last season, so probably shouldn't be ignored totally)"

oh sh!t...didnt even realize he had the stockton/durant combo last season....5 topg for durant?....sure hope i dont see a repeat of that....12-13 does have lower top48 at least...not sure if the tov% is better though
5/15/2013 1:12 AM
Power Rankings
Through Round 5


1. 98average -
Julius Erving
, Chauncey Billups, Connie Hawkins, Zelmo Beaty, Grant Hill
2. maglor1 - Bill Russell, Oscar Robertson, Kobe Bryant, Bob Lanier, Clarence Weatherspoon
3. theyard - Michael Jordan, Marcus Camby, Larry Nance, Kevin Johnson, Samuel Dalembert
4. vancem - Moses Malone, Anfrernee Hardaway, Clyde Drexler, Pau Gasol, A.C. Green
5. iccoachb - LeBron James, Tracy McGardy, Patrick Ewing, Allen Iverson, Jayson Williams
6. ashamael - Ben Wallace, Manu Ginobili, Alonzo Mourning, Horace Grant. Nate McMillan
7. dh555 - Kevin Durant, John Stockton, Joakim Noah, Andrew Bynum, Emeka Okafor
8. mikee1 - Wilt Chamberlain, Paul Pierce, Gary Payton, Charles Oakley,  Anthony Mason
9. coachcroft - Larry Bird, Shawn Kemp, Bobby Jones, James Harden, Charlie Ward
10. seapilots - David Robinson, Serge Ibaka, Bill Walton, Mark Price, Jason Terry
11. felonius - Tim Duncan, Scottie Pippen, Marques Johnson, Robert Parish, Michael Redd
12. natenoy - Dennis Rodman, Tyson Chandler, Deron Williams, Jerry West, Arvydas Sabonis
13. eleibowitz - Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, Kevin Love, Tree Rollins, Mo Cheeks
14. slymonium - Dwight Howard, Donyell Marshall, Terry Porter, Amare Stoudemire, Derek Harper
15. katernberg - Artis Gilmore, Dirk Nowitzki, Gerald Wallace, Cedric Maxwell, Jose Calderon
16. badja - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bob McAdoo, Steve Nash, Nick Anderson, Bo Outlaw
17. thomcat - Karl Malone, Dikemebe Mutombo, Walt Frazier, Dana Barros, Rodney McCray
18. tarheel1991 - Kevin McHale, Jerry Lucas, Buck Williams, Terrell Brandon, Brandon Roy
19. tanguma44 - Charles Barkley, Mookie Blaylock, Spencer Haywood, Danny Green, Andrei Kirilenko
20. banditone - Shaquille O'Neal, Stephen Curry, Eddie Jones, Dave Cowens, Cliff Hagan
21. steelers821 - Hakeem Olajuwon, Willis Reed, Brent Barry, Mark Jackson, Hot Rod Williams
22. tricky24 - Dwyane Wade, Elton Brand, Mel Daniels, Wes Unseld, Joe Dumars
23. longtallbrad - Jason Kidd, Shawn Marion, Tom Boerwinkle, Carlos Boozer, Kris Humphries

Logain gets an Incomplete again with no 4th or 5th round picks.

Close to 3/4 of your team should be done thru this round. Not looking good for quite a few of you and others have shot up the board. No surprise who is at #1 LOL. Only question is who is going to be the runner up. It's pretty close right now for 2nd. One thing is for certain, LTB has by far the worst team in the league.





5/15/2013 1:20 AM
Posted by tarheel1991 on 5/14/2013 8:31:00 AM (view original):
lol - aside from putting your own team first (although I suppose it's a good thing to think your own team is the best) and a team with Allen Iverson in 3rd, I don't think the top of the rankings are all that bad.
LOL

Best comment on this thread. You are right about all of them, except your team and an Iverson team. LOL

Still don't believe me...
5/15/2013 8:19 AM
98 you have 4 guards, what's your secret?
5/15/2013 8:21 AM
First of all, 98, thanks for the gift of low expectations.  One of the elixirs of life.  And I'm flattered to be one of your new crushes on these boards.

My vision for my team fragmented when Shawn Kemp turned into Carlos Boozer.  My squad will be strong on the boards, have decent 3s and efg% and take reasonably good care of the ball, but interior defense is woeful for this league and I'm light on FTAs.  But I've still got money to spend.  The 12-13 crop of player seasons is having an interesting effect on this draft and I'm very curious to see which long-time mainstays go undrafted.



5/15/2013 9:41 AM
how does the next part work? grab any 5, duplicates ok?
5/15/2013 9:42 AM
The Rules 

* · 52 Million Dollar Cap 
* · No clones 
* · No waiver wire 
* · You must start 5 of your 7 draft picks 
* · Serpentine draft. 1 player per round in rounds 1-5, 2 players in round 6. 
* · No undrafted player can be paid more than 4 million dollars 
* · If you have a question that is not covered in these rules, please post it and we will come to a consensus decision if needed. No one will lose their spot in the draft because their question goes unanswered. 
5/15/2013 9:43 AM
Yes, you grab any 5 undrafted players to round out your team.
5/15/2013 4:32 PM (edited)
Team: Tastes Like HoneyNut Cheeriois

Not my usual team, very low TOs, 11.9 Tov%.  With 39.9 Oreb and 100.1 Dreb for the starters and great defense.  We will see how this one goes
    Usage% 2pt%# 3pt%# eFG% OReb% DReb% Ast% Stl% Blk% Def
Maurice Cheeks 84-85 76ers 15.1 57.7 24 57.4 2.3 6.7 21.9 2.7 0.5 90
Ray Allen 05-06 SuperSonics 27.6 48.6 41 54.4 2.6 10.1 12.2 1.6 0.3 40
Kevin Garnett 02-03 Timberwolves 26.5 51.6 28.1 50.8 8 26.5 18.6 1.6 2.2 90
Kevin Love 10-11 Timberwolves 23 48.1 41.5 51.3 12.7 32.3 9 0.8 0.6 30
Tree Rollins 79-80 Hawks 13.7 55.6 0 55.8 14 24.5 4.3 1.1 6.6 100
Marcin Gortat 10-11 Suns 18.4 56.3 24.8 56.4 7.4 26.6 4 0.8 2.4 42
Anderson Varejao 11-12 Cavaliers 17 52.3 0 51.4 14.3 25 7.7 2.1 1.3 60


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