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positions and player effectiveness Topic

1/16/2013 1:03 AM
does player positioning and effectiveness rating have an effect on both offense and defense ?

it's obvious that this is the case on defense, but I'm curious about offense, as well.

e.g., if one chose to go "small" or "big" with a lineup, does this reduce positive attributes like eFG, assist and rebound and increase negative things like turnovers for those players that are "out of position" ?

I would suspect this is the case, but am curious
1/16/2013 10:35 AM
I think everything is based on % of effectiveness so if you play a guy who is 85% effective at the position he will in theory be operating at 85% of effectiveness in all categories, he will be 85% of a 55% efg shooter for instance, 85% of a 90 drating etc - that's my theory at least
1/16/2013 5:53 PM
Posted by felonius on 1/16/2013 10:36:00 AM (view original):
I think everything is based on % of effectiveness so if you play a guy who is 85% effective at the position he will in theory be operating at 85% of effectiveness in all categories, he will be 85% of a 55% efg shooter for instance, 85% of a 90 drating etc - that's my theory at least
I agree with this.  The only stat that I think is unaffected is usage%.
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