Adjusted stats - how valuable?
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11-01-2012, 07:44 PM
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Ok, so what's the alternative? Using raw data instead of adjusted stats seems to me to result in two conclusions: Either players' offensive numbers from prior to 67-68 and after 92-93 are brushed aside because they significantly inferior to the numbers put up between 67-68 and 92-93 OR we can't compare players from different eras at all because it's apples and oranges. Neither seems to me to be a very satisfactory answer.
No, as I just showed, you take EVERYTHING into account and for the love of god, use common sense.
If you're investigating a crime with 6 witnesses and 5 of the witnesses have similar stories while the 6th witness doesn't...
And for the record, I'm not saying that Adjusted Stats is always that "6th witness".
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