10/14/2013 4:38 PM
Anyone get 5.00 for being a returning player?
10/14/2013 6:36 PM
Posted by dahsdebater on 10/13/2013 11:37:00 PM (view original):
Based on what?  Admittedly, I don't know much about the basketball sim.  But there's no way to use the same sort of statistical analysis on basketball defense that's used in baseball defense.  What can you use?  OFG%?  That only truly works in a world with no switching, no screens, and no doubleteams.  The reality is that aside from steals and blocks, all of the defensive metrics used to evaluate basketball players are ambiguous at best, and even the nerdiest of basketball fans tend to discuss defense in very subjective terms.
They use a variant of Dean Oliver's work.  You could use DRtg, +/- stats, team defense (eFG%), etc.  In just about any sport (baseball included) accurately quantifying everyone's defensive ability is tough.
of 6

Terms of Use Customer Support Privacy Statement

Popular on WhatIfSports site: Baseball Simulation | College Basketball Game | College Football Game | Online Baseball Game | Hockey Simulation | NFL Picks | College Football Picks | Sports Games

© 1999- WhatIfSports.com, Inc. All rights reserved. WhatIfSports is a trademark of WhatIfSports.com, Inc. SimLeague, SimMatchup and iSimNow are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts, Inc. Used under license. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.