In my last post, I talked about Andre Drummond's amazing statistical performance, and wondered whether he could be considered a legitimate RoY candidate despite playing fewer than 25 minutes a game.
That's no longer an issue. The Pistons just announced that Drummond, who has missed most of the l... (more)
So my first post should have given you an idea of how the XTP system works, but now you want to know how it looks in real life? To do that, let's look at how it sees the current NBA season.
XTP is a simple concept - it is the number of points that a player provides to his team over that of a replacement player. In this case, the level of a replacement player is, by design, slightly worse than the 12th man on a bad team.
XTP is made up of two components: Offense (XOP) and defense (X... (more)