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Pareto Prediction and the Top Trios in 2007-08

August 5, 2008 by


Every player in the NBA is not an equal producer of wins.  Last summer I noted – consistent with the work of 19th century economist Vilfredo Pareto (which did not mention basketball) – that about 80% of wins in the NBA are produced by 20% of the players.  This means that the top three players […]