Anybody know the worst season before signing a Max deal?

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Anybody know the worst season before signing a Max deal?

Post by EvanZ » Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:29 pm

Harrison Barnes currently has a PER of 13.9 and according to everyone on Twitter, he is set up for a max deal this summer. I can't imagine a less worthy player getting a max contract.

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Re: Anybody know the worst season before signing a Max deal?

Post by colts18 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:49 pm

Enes Kanter?

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Re: Anybody know the worst season before signing a Max deal?

Post by Crow » Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:05 pm

PER is one of the least likely tools I'd use, especially for this. I'd look at ws/48, bpm and especially RPM estimate. Only ws/48 likes him.

The decision is more about forward projection than performance now in a limited role. Age matters, as does team's current success level, spending options, etc.

Need to find some similars. Perhaps some of Batum, Parsons, Hayward, Galinari, Crowder, Aminu, Dudley, T Harris, W Johnson, etc.

New money regime and greater competition for players (first and 2nd/3rd tier) are considerations.

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Re: Anybody know the worst season before signing a Max deal?

Post by Dr Positivity » Tue Jan 26, 2016 9:20 pm

Not counting injury seasons like Arenas, Eric Gordon, and Brook Lopez, I like Kanter for this

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Re: Anybody know the worst season before signing a Max deal?

Post by Crow » Tue Jan 26, 2016 9:50 pm

Kanter fits if you rely on rpm. Use box score metrics and he generally doesn't. BPM rated Kanter last season far lower than other boxscore metrics but he was an ok plus 1.2 and way better than previous seasons.

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Re: Anybody know the worst season before signing a Max deal?

Post by Crow » Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:25 am

Worst recent performances after signing a max or near max deal would include E Gordon, Hibbert, and D Rose.


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Re: Anybody know the worst season before signing a Max deal?

Post by bbstats » Fri Jan 29, 2016 8:46 pm

Kobe Bryant?

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