The NBA’s marginal revolution in triple-doubles
If [Draymond] Green is truly gunning for triple doubles, there should be an increase in his production in the third stat category in games once he has secured a double-double. When Green has locked up a points/rebounds double-double, his assists per minute increases to 0.27 from 0.21. Similarly, when he has a points/assists double-double, his rebounds per minute rises to 0.44 from 0.28 and when he has an assists/rebounds double-double, his points per minute goes up to 0.69 from 0.40...
I still think that sports as a medium for teaching both economics and statistics to younger individuals (and others) remains a somewhat underexplored opportunity…
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Tyler Cowen Discovers a Marginal Teaching Moment in the NBA
Kind-of interesting. He writes:
at 7:30:00 AM