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# Is Win Shares a good stat?

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Maybe. But the only way a player can be seen as successful is by winning. Win shares is a great start to show how much overall success a player brings to their team. According to Basketball-Reference, win shares is a metric that estimates the number of wins a player produces for his team throughout the season.

Rank Player WS
—- ——————– ——
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 273.41
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 247.26
3. LeBron James 237.02
4. Karl Malone* 234.63

## What are Win Shares in NBA?

Win Shares is a player statistic which attempts to divvy up credit for team success to the individuals on the team.

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## Who has the best PER in NBA history?

Rank Player PER
—- —————– —–
1. Michael Jordan* 27.91
2. LeBron James 27.49
3. Anthony Davis 27.42
4. Shaquille O’Neal* 26.43

## How do you calculate win shares in 48 minutes?

Take each player’s expected number of minutes played, multiply it by their WS/48 and divide by 48. This will give you their expected win share per game.

## What is BPM NBA?

Box Plus/Minus, Version 2.0 (BPM) is a basketball box score-based metric that estimates a basketball player’s contribution to the team when that player is on the court. … A value of +5.0 means the team is 5 points per 100 possessions better with the player on the floor than with average production from another player.

## What is a good PER in the NBA?

A league-average PER is always 15.00, which permits comparisons of player performance across seasons. PER takes into account accomplishments, such as field goals, free throws, 3-pointers, assists, rebounds, blocks and steals, and negative results, such as missed shots, turnovers and personal fouls.

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## How do you calculate Win Shares?

Calculate the player’s share of the team’s marginal defense. The player’s share of the team’s marginal defense is equal to 0.25 * ((field goal attempts) / (team field goal attempts)) + 0.5 * ((personal fouls) / (team personal fouls)) + 0.25 * ((assists) / (team assists)).

## What is win shares per 48 minutes?

Win Shares is a player statistic which attempts to divvy up credit for team success to the individuals on the team. … The all-time leader in Win Shares per 48 minutes is Michael Jordan (which falls in line with the prevailing wisdom on Jordan’s G.O.A.T. status).

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## Is plus minus a good stat NBA?

“The individual game plus-minus stat is worthless,” Ainge said. … Lineup net ratings can present some value on small sample sizes — net points per 100 possessions — but the plus-minus of the individual player is too broad to be accurately contextualized to their performance.

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## What is usage rate in the NBA?

Usage rate calculates what percentage of team plays a player was involved in while he was on the floor, provided that the play ends in one of the three true results: field-goal attempt, free-throw attempt or turnover. On average, a player will have a usage rate of 20 percent.

## What is a good plus/minus in basketball?

A value of +5.0 means the team is 5 points per 100 possessions better with the player on the floor than with average production from another player. (In the 2018-19 season, teams averaged around 100 possessions per 48 minute game.) … +8.0 is an MVP season (think peak Dirk or peak Shaq) +6.0 is an all-NBA season.

## How is NBA +/- calculated?

+/- – the plus/minus statistic is a measure of the point differential when players are in and out of a game. It is calculated by taking the difference in the score when the player enters the game and subtracting it from the score when the player exits the game.

## Who is the most efficient player in the NBA?

Rank Player PER
—- —————– —–
1. Michael Jordan* 27.91
2. LeBron James 27.48
3. Anthony Davis 27.37
4. Shaquille O’Neal* 26.43

## How is NBA usage rate calculated?

Usg% – Usage Percentage (available since the 1977-78 season in the NBA); the formula is 100 * ((FGA + 0.44 * FTA + TOV) * (Tm MP / 5)) / (MP * (Tm FGA + 0.44 * Tm FTA + Tm TOV)). Usage percentage is an estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player while he was on the floor.

## Who has the highest usage rate in NBA history?

Rank Player Usg%
—- —————– —–
1. Michael Jordan* 33.26
2. Russell Westbrook 32.67
3. Kobe Bryant* 31.85
4. Allen Iverson* 31.83