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Toolie92

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I think any focus on Clark, Beekman, or their dynamic is misplaced


It had only a very minor effect on team performance, and the amount of internet ink spilled on the two of them is ridiculous compared to the significance it had to team outcomes.

Whether our guard duo was Clark/Beekman, Clark/Morsell, Beekman/Morsell, Clark/Woldo, or Beekman/Woldo had very minimal impact on team performance if you normalize it by saying 'with the other 3 starters'. Clark/Beekman was the best, but the others were all reasonably effective within the bounds of available data (though there is very little data without Clark in non-garbage time for anyone to conclude anything).

In contrast, whenever Murphy, Huff OR Hauser sat (any one of them), the team generally fell apart on offense, defense, or both.

The story of last season was the inability of our bench to produce a usable lineup when any of those three were out of the game (with the notable exception of Caffaro subbing for Huff). Put simply, no one on the bench could produce offense that replaced any one of those three players, and only Caffaro could provide defense.

But instead a handful of folks on theSabre have made it their crusade to act like the story of last season was our 2-PG lineup.

[Post edited by Toolie92 at 07/16/2021 3:15PM]

(In response to this post by BEASTHOO)

Posted: 07/16/2021 at 3:14PM



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