View Full Version : NBA Draft Formula

06-26-2007, 08:29 PM
Check out this article on ESPN. Formula shows Josh at #8.

http://insider.espn.go.com/nba/draft2007/insider/columns/story?columnist=hollinger_john&page=ProRater&action=login&appRedirect=http%3a%2f%2finsider.espn.go.com%2fnba %2fdraft2007%2finsider%2fcolumns%2fstory%3fcolumni st%3dhollinger_john%26page%3dProRater

06-26-2007, 11:14 PM
Wow-- that is a fascinating article. It will be interesting to see how his formula holds up going forward into the future but it sure seems solid based on the past few drafts.

I really like seeing Conley up that high and it reflects my belief that the Hawks should take him at #3.

-Jason "could the Hawks be smart enough to draft Conley? Not likely!" Evans

06-27-2007, 08:46 AM
Anyone else notice that there are an awful lot of Duke players at the tops of the charts ;)

06-27-2007, 09:50 AM
He probably made his forumula based on the past few drafts, so it should be pretty solid there.

06-27-2007, 10:30 AM
This is a fabulously interesting analysis. I can't wait to see how it holds up this year. It has worked well enough in past years to use as a tool to evaluate GMs! Also, if others haven't seen it, you could make some money on betting that the top ACC player is Young!

06-27-2007, 12:53 PM
just note that you won't really be able to see how it holds up this year for 2 or 3 years, when we can start evaluating players being drafted now.

06-27-2007, 01:07 PM
I agree, but I am assuming that for, say, the top 10 players it will be pretty accurate, with maybe a miss or two. But, we won't know for sure for a while, as you say. I wonder if the existence of this article will change anybodys mind on drafting?