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by D-rell
Sun Jul 14, 2013 1:46 am
Forum: APBRmetrics
Topic: 100 Greatest NBA Players (The Ultimate List)
Replies: 63
Views: 23711

Re: 100 Greatest NBA Players (The Ultimate List)

Would the analogue then be Allen Iverson? Iverson has a lot of inherent ability, but I wouldn't rank him as high as Garnett (although Iverson's problem was largely height.) Maybe if you make conditions perfect for Dantley, surround him with defensive players and shooters, feed him the ball a lot, k...
by D-rell
Fri Jul 12, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: APBRmetrics
Topic: 100 Greatest NBA Players (The Ultimate List)
Replies: 63
Views: 23711

Re: 100 Greatest NBA Players (The Ultimate List)

Given how often Wilt is on top, I assume box score stats are hugely important. There's also very little information about basketball back then, so it's hard to use anything else. Turnovers weren't even tracked, which is crazy. I also saw guys like Adrian Dantley high. Box score stat guys can be rea...
by D-rell
Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: APBRmetrics
Topic: 100 Greatest NBA Players (The Ultimate List)
Replies: 63
Views: 23711

Re: 100 Greatest NBA Players (The Ultimate List)

This is great to see. There are lots of tools only recently available, which may be incorporated into such lists. I do these alltime rankings without regard to awards and accolades. Just stats, heavy on playoffs. Here are some players not in your top 100 but in my top 75. Their shortcomings may inc...
by D-rell
Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: APBRmetrics
Topic: 100 Greatest NBA Players (The Ultimate List)
Replies: 63
Views: 23711

Re: 100 Greatest NBA Players (The Ultimate List)

How are your ratings calculated? Tough to make any sort of comments on these without having some idea of what went into the calculations. For player raw ratings, I used what I label an adjusted PER to establish a base for rating each players Offensive Ability. I find the original PER lacking as a d...