9/29/2013 1:13 PM
I know that there is differing opinion on this, but I want to do this anyways. Which is a better strategy for winning:
-Having a lot of assists, and adequate rebounding
OR
-Having a ton of boards, and adequate passing

Please respond. Trashing the strategy that you don't like is optional, but encouraged 
9/29/2013 3:24 PM
in salary cap leagues i would suggest tending toward the second, with emphasis also on eFG. free throw percentage matters less since players go to the line in the sim less often. make sure you have enough cumulative assist percentage in the lineup at all times (>45%). There are successful teams with high assist percentages and lower rebounding totals, but these are more rare and require some trial/error and usually experience to build
9/29/2013 3:25 PM
and i would never draft more than 19500 minutes in theme leagues, and in open leagues draft less than 18500 or 1800 for sure
9/29/2013 4:00 PM
You can have both, but you need to have a clear cut specialist in each.

You can have Rondo or Nash or Stockton playing with Rodman and then utilize players like Noah, Boerwinkle, Unseld, Dr. J that can bring you rebounding while chipping in reasonable assists.

For an Open League you need to have a guy who can pass and hit the three, rebound and dominate the middle (offensively), and then a bunch of specialists.  Low usage rebounders, defenders, and passers will not kill your cap space, but usage will.  So make sure that you have two higher usage multi-purpose players and then add in your specialists.
9/30/2013 4:02 PM
I win ships consistently with the latter strategy.
I haven't won one yet with the former strategy.

Therefore, imo, the latter.

9/30/2013 4:18 PM
Posted by hoopsdude on 9/29/2013 1:13:00 PM (view original):
I know that there is differing opinion on this, but I want to do this anyways. Which is a better strategy for winning:
-Having a lot of assists, and adequate rebounding
OR
-Having a ton of boards, and adequate passing

Please respond. Trashing the strategy that you don't like is optional, but encouraged 
Between those two, I'd prefer tons of boards and adequate passing (it's also easier to build a team that way).
10/1/2013 2:29 PM
It's interesting that NBA teams are having success playing small ball, but the best way to win here is to go big.
10/1/2013 2:44 PM
Posted by Midge on 10/1/2013 2:29:00 PM (view original):
It's interesting that NBA teams are having success playing small ball, but the best way to win here is to go big.
U can play small ball when there aren't many good centers.

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