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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old April 14th, 2014, 00:20 Thread Starter
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The new stat: RPM

Where does real plus-minus come from?

WHY "REAL" PLUS-MINUS?

"Real" comes from economics and such terminology as real income, real interest rate and real value. Instead of "nominal" value, for instance, economists prefer to talk about real value, which is adjusted for inflation.

Likewise, real plus-minus includes important adjustments to raw stats.

Drawing on advanced statistical modeling techniques (and the analytical wizardry of RPM developer Jeremias Engelmann, formerly of the Phoenix Suns), the metric isolates the unique plus-minus impact of each NBA player by adjusting for the effects of each teammate and opposing player.

The RPM model sifts through more than 230,000 possessions each NBA season to tease apart the "real" plus-minus effects attributable to each player, employing techniques similar to those used by scientific researchers when they need to model the effects of numerous variables at the same time.

RPM estimates how many points each player adds or subtracts, on average, to his team's net scoring margin for each 100 possessions played. The RPM model also yields separate ratings for the player's impact on both ends of the court: offensive RPM (ORPM) and defensive RPM (DRPM).

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http://espn.go.com/nba/statistics/rpm/_/sort/RPM

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so apparently Iguodala is the 3rd most valuable player in the league, better than Durant...Iguodala is definitely very underrated

and Melo is 52nd...which I'm ready to believe

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another version, which also takes into account the minutes they have played: http://espn.go.com/nba/statistics/rpm

and players sorted by defensive RPM: http://espn.go.com/nba/statistics/rpm/_/sort/DRPM

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worst defenders in the league: http://espn.go.com/nba/statistics/rp...e/11/sort/DRPM

Jimmer the worst

not surprised seeing Irving and Hardaway jr there

overall worst players in the league: http://espn.go.com/nba/statistics/rp...ge/11/sort/RPM

Dennis Schroeder seems to have had a rotten rookie season...Amar'e there as well

I don't consider RPM a valid stat for ultimate player assessment of course...still some interesting observations could be drawn from here

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ESPN keeps trying to come up with retarded statistics... Look at their QBR stat for football. Bunch of hogwash.

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