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warriorchick

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There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« on: May 02, 2012, 02:24:23 PM »
Interesting article about a paper presented at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2012/05/02/_13_positions_in_basketball_muthu_alagappan_makes_the_argument_with_topology.html

Enjoy, nerds!
Have some patience, FFS.

warthog-driver

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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2012, 06:11:59 PM »
None more important than the Trillion Man.

http://clubtrillion.blogspot.com/


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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2012, 10:17:20 PM »
So, uh.. warriorchick.. what's your favorite position?


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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2012, 10:23:47 PM »
So, uh.. warriorchick.. what's your favorite position?

My money's on either the offensive rebounder or scoring ball-handler ;D

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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2012, 05:03:18 AM »
kuma sutra
"Give 'Em Hell, Al"

warthog-driver

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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2012, 08:41:03 AM »
So, uh.. warriorchick.. what's your favorite position?



Hopefully she's not a "volume scorer"

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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2012, 08:45:27 AM »
this is probably why we do not have that many members who openly state they are a woman on the board.  

Benny B

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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2012, 08:48:08 AM »
kuma sutra

Here I've been calling it kuma satra all these years.  No wonder it wasn't working.
Wow, I'm very concerned for Benny.  Being able to mimic Myron Medcalf's writing so closely implies an oncoming case of dementia.

warriorchick

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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2012, 08:53:31 AM »
Here I've been calling it kuma satra all these years.  No wonder it wasn't working.


You guys are BOTH wrong!

And all of you obviously missed my post about how girls played in Tennessee.  I had a non-scoring position.  I just guarded the goal.   ::)
« Last Edit: May 04, 2012, 08:55:04 AM by warriorchick »
Have some patience, FFS.

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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2012, 08:59:53 AM »
You guys are BOTH wrong!

And all of you obviously missed my post about how girls played in Tennessee.  I had a non-scoring position.  I just guarded the goal.   ::)

So what you're saying is everyone tried to score on you?  ;)

Benny B

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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2012, 09:21:42 AM »

You guys are BOTH wrong!

And all of you obviously missed my post about how girls played in Tennessee.  I had a non-scoring position.  I just guarded the goal.   ::)

I've played hockey against a couple Tennessee collegiate teams.  Their goalies were horrible.  We had guys on our team who could barely skate, and even they were scoring at will.
Wow, I'm very concerned for Benny.  Being able to mimic Myron Medcalf's writing so closely implies an oncoming case of dementia.

warriorchick

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Re: There are 13 positions in basketball, not 5.
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2012, 09:48:42 AM »
I've played hockey against a couple Tennessee collegiate teams.  Their goalies were horrible.  We had guys on our team who could barely skate, and even they were scoring at will.

There's not a lot of ice in Tennessee.  Nashvile didn't even have an indoor rink (or at least, not one that was open to the public) until about 1980.
Have some patience, FFS.