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    08-03-2020, 11:30 PM
    Man, I really hope Caruso's okay
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    08-03-2020, 11:23 PM
    Caruso having a good little stretch there
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    08-03-2020, 11:06 PM
    Way to finish strong there
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    08-03-2020, 10:51 PM
    Yeah, I agree, It's more like we're rusty. A little slow to get to the spots a little slow to react to some things. I think it throws off the rhythm,...
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    08-03-2020, 10:32 PM
    A lot of that is part of being in rhythm. When players are in a good rhythm, those shots are falling. As long as we're playing the right way, the...
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    08-03-2020, 10:13 PM
    not looking great so far, but hopefully we can clean it up a little in our execution
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    08-01-2020, 01:03 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    These do look cool and would help to get at some of the things I was talking about. I'll take a look more closely when I have more time and respond...
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    07-31-2020, 01:35 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    It's certainly possible that there are metrics out there that address some of the things I'm more interested in. What are the metrics that measure...
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    07-31-2020, 12:25 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    hahaha, no kidding! :cheers:
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    07-31-2020, 10:26 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    Well I'm not saying that stats should be entirely dismissed, but you have to keep in mind what my position is on this, which is that the things that...
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    07-31-2020, 10:14 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    Sure, I think that we can use numbers in this way to get a rough estimate of these sorts of things, but I think we need to factor in a lot of other...
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    07-31-2020, 10:03 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    The numbers literally say nothing other representing numerical entities. You are drawing conclusions from those numbers. Sure, the numbers say LBJ is...
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    07-30-2020, 03:51 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    Numbers don't state conclusions, so yes they don't lie and they also say nothing about anything other than numbers. The interpretations from those...
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    07-30-2020, 03:49 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    What do you mean show you a post?? Go back and read a few of the posts in the previous page. Discussing a player's skillset and how that impacts the...
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    07-30-2020, 03:39 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    Numbers provide a very crude assessment. Sure, we can look at numbers and get a basic reading of the class of player someone was (e.g., a HOF caliber...
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    07-28-2020, 08:16 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    Yes, I certainly agree about small differences adding up over a large sample size. We've actually had this discussion before, but my point was more...
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    07-28-2020, 04:13 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    It would be suggestive, sure. One issue though is that when one player is better by a lot across a multitude of metrics, it's not clear to what...
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    07-28-2020, 01:10 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    it's conjecture either way though...but this is basketball forum. Personally, on a basketball forum at least, I would rather discuss how guys play...
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    07-28-2020, 01:05 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    No, we can proceed to discuss why we believe that. There isn't going to be a definitive answer even with statistics. It's okay to not have a...
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    07-28-2020, 12:58 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    We could look at stats with different lineups, sure...we can't look at stats in terms of how one player would perform in a situation that they were...
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    07-28-2020, 11:19 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    Yep, this 1000%. A player in one system might put up completely different numbers in a different system or role. That's a critical factor to consider...
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    07-28-2020, 08:58 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    You clearly havent read or paid any attention to my posts if you think that that's why I think kobe is better than LBJ. The entire argument is based...
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    07-28-2020, 08:49 AM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    I have explained how doing linear mathematics isn't appropriate in a game like basketball (it basically amounts to using basic arithmetic to try to...
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    07-27-2020, 11:36 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    What I substantiated was how flawed and misleading the present metrics can be and why they should carry very little weight. Sure, I didn't...
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    07-27-2020, 11:09 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    I haven't entrenched myself in any position. I know the methodology by which these statistics are derived and I've pointed out the massive flaws in...
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    07-27-2020, 02:57 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    One, I'm a scientist who has expertise in statistics (as most scientists do; statisticians typically have far less training and education than a...
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    07-26-2020, 05:46 PM
    AD would actually look pretty cool with goggles.
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    07-26-2020, 01:26 PM
    Kuzma's looked great so far. He might've benefited most from the layoff because it seems like it allowed him to get fully healthy. It's say to forget...
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    07-25-2020, 12:16 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    Your last sentence is highly, highly unlikely, but it also doesn't matter who understands the numbers better, my entire point is that the numbers are...
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    07-24-2020, 05:11 PM
    Big Moves03 replied to a thread Wade/Tmac/Kobe in NBA
    Unfortunately, very few if any analytics in any sport are peer reviewed by true experts on the topic (i.e., experts on mathematics). If it were, most...
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