ESPN: Raptors have less the 50% chance at making playoffs - Page 2
Old 12-09-2009, 04:30 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Relatively limited minutes. Just like other metrics that look to find a way of representing output per minute, those who have played significantly less minutes have less reliable ratings in terms of extrapolating that performance to a whole game. That's not something inherently wrong with PER; it's something inherently wrong with the way some people wish to interpret PER.
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Old 12-09-2009, 04:53 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Relatively limited minutes. Just like other metrics that look to find a way of representing output per minute, those who have played significantly less minutes have less reliable ratings in terms of extrapolating that performance to a whole game. That's not something inherently wrong with PER; it's something inherently wrong with the way some people wish to interpret PER.
I realize that, I am a mathematician by training.

My point was that stats should always be taken with a grain of salt and not necessarily to be used to draw meaningful conclusions.
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This just in...the Raptors have 15% chance of winning the WNBA title! I dont' know how that works out either but somehow it does.
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This just in...the Raptors have 15% chance of winning the WNBA title! I dont' know how that works out either but somehow it does.
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