Quote:Here's what I did:
>Plug in a team's most-used lineup
>Find avg net rating for its 50 comps
(-1.1 pts per 100 poss)
>Repeat for the next 9 most-used lineups
(-2.7, +9.2, -0.4, +1.4, -4.5, +7.3, +3.5, +2.4, +8.0)
>Avg ratings weighted by poss
Quote:The Lakers (and Mavs) are succeeding with player-archetype combinations that don't work for other teams. Would they be even BETTER with more optimized fit? Or are their players just unique?