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  1. Gliesian

    Who's the best fit at power forward? - Jason Jones

    Also has been showing some of the footwork of Zbo and Cuz lately, 2 of the best in that department. He won't peak for several more years.
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    We're #2! (merged)

    Joerger will get the most out of Ayton. I also am so glad that I have hope again (I was pretty depressed) and that the arguing has been drastically reduced... for now ;)
  3. Gliesian

    Lock-out games (post incident information - retitled thread)

    The Kings locked the doors but really it's up to the city police. My question is, where does the money come from to reimburse ticket holders? Isn't Vivek losing a ton of money?
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    [Game] Kings v. Celtics - Sunday, March 25 - 3 PT

    Thank you for the analyses. The broadcasters did mention that it was due to the trend of more 3 pt shots being taken, but it was still not a flattering sound bite at all. I didn't realize we were that bad at something so important in today's game. I feel like JJ and Fox should be above average 3...
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    [Game] Kings v. Celtics - Sunday, March 25 - 3 PT

    I watched the Celtic's stream and they said the Kings are the worst 3 point defending team in NBA HISTORY.
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    Willie Cauley-Stein

    True but a quality shot blocker could do it in two consecutive games. I'd like to see him become a rebounding machine... more like 14/13/2
  7. Gliesian

    Bizarro Wide World of Sports Lin Championship

    Oh wow I guess Papa really was a primadonna. Didn't expect other teams to tank this hard. Vlade, Joerger, many fans not up for that ugly fight... Still needed to be had though. 8th is literally the worst spot to be imo.
  8. Gliesian

    Bizarro Wide World of Sports Lin Championship

    I've been wondering why the heck Vlade traded away our only viable tank strategy. He said Papa wouldn't get minutes and couldn't develop with us (or something like that). Is this because Joerger wouldn't play him or because Vlade is on that silly deadline he set for himself?
  9. Gliesian

    Bizarro Wide World of Sports Lin Championship

    Other teams are trying to lose and we aren't. Or we're just better. Or both.
  10. Gliesian

    Are Top 5 picks that much better? (split)

    That's why I only went up to 2013. I think WS/48 tells the story fine, but tbh I never even heard of it until today haha Maybe since you're the stats guru you can show us how a top 5 draft wins you more championships? I am not a good basketball stats guy, obviously!
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    Are Top 5 picks that much better? (split)

    It flattens out after 15th pick. Excluding top 10 is only 10% flatter than only excluding the top 5. So, top 5 actually matters a lot when you're talking about averages.
  12. Gliesian

    Are Top 5 picks that much better? (split)

    To illustrate Sactowndog's point further, if you take out the top 5 picks the slope of the trendline decreases by a whopping 40% :eek:
  13. Gliesian

    Are Top 5 picks that much better? (split)

    The dispersion is a lot higher than I expected in this subject. There's a clear trend though no matter what data you use. Kind of obvious but still fun to look at! Source: Basketball-reference.com
  14. Gliesian

    Willie Cauley-Stein

    He fits with a fast team and has chemistry, especially with the pick and roll. After this draft our rebuild is pretty much over and we trade for positions we're weak at, namely SF and PF. Whatever we trade him for will be of equal value and we'll need a center out of it. So it's just shuffling...
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    Are Top 5 picks that much better? (split)

    Wow you are quite knowledgeable and thorough! Thx :)
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    Are Top 5 picks that much better? (split)

    Hmmmm I have a masters of science and we have always done this during literature analysis. Not a statician tho just biology lol XD also just googled it real quick, but seems to contradict stand·ard er·ror noun STATISTICS a measure of the statistical accuracy of an estimate, equal to the...
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    Are Top 5 picks that much better? (split)

    As several have mentioned, significance isn't exact. A crude rule of thumb is that when standard errors overlap, the difference between the means for the two groups is not significant.
  18. Gliesian

    Are Top 5 picks that much better? (split)

    Took the liberty of making a graphic (I like graphs :) Although 6 years is a small sample, looks like there is no statistical significance for getting 3XAllstars in the 1-15 seeds. Good news for the anti-tank crowd. *The >20 bin does not have the same sample size so significance can't be used...
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    Seriously??

    Seriously??
  20. Gliesian

    Is tanking "cheating"? Poll added

    Problem is that already happened at the beginning of the year. We have at least 5 extra wins from Zbo hero ball. The vets mentoring helped the young guys' confidence and development at the cost of a high draft pick. Imo, the kids could have done that on their own, but it would take another half...