Basic NBA Statistics: How Well Do They Indicate a Player’s Value?

Stat padding is all the rage these days. You’ve got players like Russell Westbrook who chase triple doubles, players like James Harden who play in garbage time in order to keep 30-point streaks alive, and many others who focus highly on their individual statistics.

As a result of this new phenomenon, I wanted to do some statistical research and see how much basic statistics contribute to the overall value a player brings to his team.

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