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NBA : What is the difference in points for the entire regular season 2014-2015 between a team and the average of all teams.

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01 Atlanta Hawks

(closed)

Predicted: 232.00

Actual: 204.00

02 Boston Celtics

(closed)

Predicted: 118.00

Actual: 113.00

03 Brooklyn Nets

(closed)

Predicted: 162.00

Actual: 165.00

04 Charlotte Hornets

(closed)

Predicted: 474.00

Actual: 477.00

05 Chicago Bulls

(closed)

Predicted: 76.00

Actual: 64.00

06 Cleveland Cavalliers

(closed)

Predicted: 248.00

Actual: 253.00

07 Dallas Mavericks

(closed)

Predicted: 420.00

Actual: 425.00

08 Denver Nuggets

(closed)

Predicted: 100.00

Actual: 122.00

09 Detroit Pistons

(closed)

Predicted: 137.00

Actual: 124.00

10 Golden State Warriors

(closed)

Predicted: 798.00

Actual: 819.00

11 Houston Rockets

(closed)

Predicted: 310.00

Actual: 318.00

12 Indiana Pacers

(closed)

Predicted: 202.00

Actual: 223.00

13 Los Angeles Clippers

(closed)

Predicted: 551.00

Actual: 548.00

14 Los Angeles Lakers

(closed)

Predicted: 129.00

Actual: 124.00

15 Memphis Grizzles

(closed)

Predicted: 129.00

Actual: 141.00

16 Miami Heat

(closed)

Predicted: 441.00

Actual: 436.00

17 Milkauwee Bucks

(closed)

Predicted: 178.00

Actual: 182.00

18 Minnesota Timberwolves

(closed)

Predicted: 195.00

Actual: 182.00

19 New Orleans Pelicans

(closed)

Predicted: 63.00

Actual: 51.00

20 New York Knicks

(closed)

Predicted: 662.00

Actual: 666.00

21 Oklahoma City Thunder

(closed)

Predicted: 289.00

Actual: 327.00

22 Orlando Magic

(closed)

Predicted: 341.00

Actual: 354.00

23 Philadelphia 76ers

(closed)

Predicted: 662.00

Actual: 657.00

24 Phoenix Suns

(closed)

Predicted: 200.00

Actual: 195.00

25 Portland Trail Blazers

(closed)

Predicted: 240.00

Actual: 228.00

26 Sacramento Kings

(closed)

Predicted: 93.00

Actual: 105.00

27 San Antonio Spurs

(closed)

Predicted: 265.00

Actual: 261.00

28 Toronto Raptors

(closed)

Predicted: 356.00

Actual: 327.00

29 Utah Jazz

(closed)

Predicted: 392.00

Actual: 403.00

30 Washington Wizards

(closed)

Predicted: 120.75

Actual: 124.00

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April 14, 2015 @ 02:40pm PDT

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job   •   Thu Apr 16 2015 at 02:35am PDT

1 benthinkin $3,891,205.00
2 job $3,564,190.00
3 chelseaboys $30,500.00
4 EdG1975 $-3,300.00
5 Politico $-162,310.00
6 Best4Lowell $-384,995.00
7 Best Record $-551,500.00
8 London Bridge $-838,890.00
9 wstritt $-3,039,900.00
10 MFWinAlford $-7,823,995.00

This is what the stats are telling us, but……….the inkling system still doesn’t count ALL profits and losses from the start. In this question profits for some players must be well above 30 million!

job   •   Fri Jan 16 2015 at 04:12am PST

Michael, interesting stategy you are following. Taking profits here and invest them in the “total points difference question”. I do more or less the same in the opposit direction, but only taking SOME profits from the “total points question”. As long as we both continue in the opposit direction this can go on for a while.

MFWinAlford   •   Fri Jan 16 2015 at 11:00am PST

Job, I of course noticed the same thing. And, yes, it makes for some interesting trades, when we both feel better off even though we disagree about the prices.

For me, it’s really all about the ROI, so I have been finding the total points market to offer better returns lately. At this point, however, I feel that the pricing has more or less reached equilibrium, so it will be interesting to see how the dynamics develop going forward.

In any case, it’s been a fun market so far, and the season’s only half over!

benthinkin (ADMIN)   •   Wed Jan 14 2015 at 12:07pm PST

@job, if you want to be precise, you could use this data: http://espn.go.com/nba/statistics/team/_/stat/team-comparison
Your current process will have some rounding error.

job   •   Wed Jan 14 2015 at 12:18pm PST

I know, That,s why I posted my message. Some time ago I answered Michael that I use this websitepage.

MFWinAlford   •   Wed Jan 14 2015 at 02:50pm PST

Job, I have been using the calculation you mentioned here (below). But I benthinkin it might be nice to be more precise. I really don’t care, as long as you’re clear, and you have been. But if you want to change now, that’s okay with me. We’re not even halfway through the season. But if you are going to change, do it now, or forever hold your peace.

As we get closer to the end of the season, these numbers will become more stable (I presume). Right now, they tend to jump all over the place depending on whether a team gets an extreme score in one game. Later, that will have less an effect on the average.

In any case, a very well-conceived market, and I’m glad to have something to do with all my inkles. It’s a challenge to figure out the optimal deployment. Cheers!

job   •   Wed Jan 14 2015 at 03:11pm PST

I prefer to calculate this question as posted before. It won’t differ much and everyone can continue on the way it started.

MFWinAlford   •   Wed Jan 14 2015 at 11:35pm PST

Okay, that works for me.

job   •   Wed Jan 14 2015 at 08:51am PST

For clarity:
1. The number of team points is determined by multiplying the average of a team with 82.
2. The average of all the teams is calculated by the sum of all the team’s points (calculated as mentioned under 1) divided by 30.

For the average number of points per team, the website below will be used
http://stats.nba.com/league/team/?ls=iref:nba:gnav#!/

job   •   Thu Jan 01 2015 at 12:48am PST

Happy Newyear Michael and all other Inklingplayers!

MFWinAlford   •   Wed Dec 31 2014 at 04:41pm PST

Happy New Year, Job!

job   •   Wed Dec 24 2014 at 05:59am PST

Average untill today = 100.5 points

job   •   Fri Dec 05 2014 at 08:18am PST

Average untill today = 100.0 points

MFWinAlford   •   Wed Nov 26 2014 at 04:27am PST

What is your source of authority here?

job   •   Wed Nov 26 2014 at 04:35am PST

MFWinAlford   •   Wed Nov 26 2014 at 04:53am PST

Thanks!

job   •   Wed Nov 26 2014 at 01:23am PST

Average untill today = 99.6 points per game per team

onedave   •   Sun Nov 09 2014 at 06:27pm PST

Why were the Boston Celtics at 25,012.50?

job   •   Mon Nov 10 2014 at 09:22am PST

Before the question was published, I had to repair Celtics. So I edited the question and after that it showed the lowering of the price.

wstritt   •   Sun Nov 09 2014 at 07:15pm PST

I think it was probably something odd from when market was created. I was first trade (at least it showed 0 trades when I traded) and Celtics opening price was 250 like everyone else but it did show a massive negative price change before I traded.

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01 Atlanta Hawks

02 Boston Celtics

03 Brooklyn Nets

04 Charlotte Hornets

05 Chicago Bulls

06 Cleveland Cavalliers

07 Dallas Mavericks

08 Denver Nuggets

09 Detroit Pistons

10 Golden State Warriors

11 Houston Rockets

12 Indiana Pacers

13 Los Angeles Clippers

14 Los Angeles Lakers

15 Memphis Grizzles

16 Miami Heat

17 Milkauwee Bucks

18 Minnesota Timberwolves

19 New Orleans Pelicans

20 New York Knicks

21 Oklahoma City Thunder

22 Orlando Magic

23 Philadelphia 76ers

24 Phoenix Suns

25 Portland Trail Blazers

26 Sacramento Kings

27 San Antonio Spurs

28 Toronto Raptors

29 Utah Jazz

30 Washington Wizards