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JayRedd
01-29-2008, 01:22 PM
YAY! We're bad and old .

This is an incredibly interesting look at all the teams in the League in terms of "age" and winning percentage. This really is fascinating and the general conclusion is that older teams tend to be better. And the current success of the Portland team (current "average age" of 23.8) is completely unprecedented.

We were one of four teams to finish in the "Quadrant of the Hopeless" last season. It looks like we've improved this year thus far, getting slightly "young"er and slightly "good"er...but we're still one of only four teams (Miami, Clips, Jersey and Indy) that fall into the worst possible category.

Yippy skippy.

(via TrueHoop)

http://ballhype.com/story/mapping_the_nba_come_on_win_young/

Tom Ziller
Ballhype.com

OnlyPacersLeft
01-29-2008, 04:15 PM
awesome...

Rajah Brown
01-29-2008, 04:23 PM
New Pacers Marketing Dept slogan: Beautiful Suck or bust !

RamBo_Lamar
01-29-2008, 05:07 PM
This is indeed a very interesting analysis - thanks for posting.

I'm guessing a team might find this useful when targeting other teams as
potential trade partners?

Speed
01-30-2008, 12:58 PM
08/09 slogan

"We may be bad, but at least we're old"

Available in whole season, half season, or 10 game packages.

Indiana Pacers, where Craptastic happens!

:D

Shade
01-30-2008, 01:30 PM
YAY! We're bad and old .

This is an incredibly interesting look at all the teams in the League in terms of "age" and winning percentage. This really is fascinating and the general conclusion is that older teams tend to be better. And the current success of the Portland team (current "average age" of 23.8) is completely unprecedented.

We were one of four teams to finish in the "Quadrant of the Hopeless" last season. It looks like we've improved this year thus far, getting slightly "young"er and slightly "good"er...but we're still one of only four teams (Miami, Clips, Jersey and Indy) that fall into the worst possible category.

Yippy skippy.

(via TrueHoop)

http://ballhype.com/story/mapping_the_nba_come_on_win_young/

Tom Ziller
Ballhype.com

And all three of those teams are in a better position than we are:

- Miami: Has a young superstar to rebuild around (after Shaq's massive contract comes off the books); won a championship recently.
- Clips: Lost arguably their two best players for the season, and should get them back next season.
- NJ: Has more talent.

Naptown_Seth
01-30-2008, 02:32 PM
4th!!!! w00t
S*** it Detroit and Boston.