Quagmire
Years ago

Best player with worst stats

Ok, i love stats, most sports fans do.

Unfortunately, most players can't be ranked purely on stats because of factors like;

1/ A team runs more plays for them
2/ There is still no accurate stat for playing solid D
3/ The era the player played in
4/ The benefits certain team-mates supply them with
5/ The leadership they supply to their team

So my question is this.

Who are the players that stats have failed?

The players whose value is way higher than their stats suggest?

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AndyOG  
Years ago

Luc Longley

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Quagmire  
Years ago

Awesome.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

kym taylor

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Shane Battier

Read this for why

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hooper  
Years ago

Corey Maynard

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LA Boy  
Years ago

Kwame Brown? oh oops he's actually bad...

Luke Walton gets my vote, he does more than what the stats appear

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Curtley  
Years ago

bruce bowen

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shin splints  
Years ago

Anderson Varejao

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AV  
Years ago

Definitely Varejao

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billo  
Years ago

If we're talking NBL Warwick Giddey would have to be up there, you'd struggle to find someone who started so many games for such a good side with less impressive stats.

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frogger  
Years ago

shane battier
hes the glue man

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Fezlington  
Years ago

Derek Fisher

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Shane Battier

hes better than everyone else here and has worse stats

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Phizzer  
Years ago

Hey billo, saw a coach tell his players during a timeout "next time down the floor, run a Giddy". To which I replied "Someone's going to take a charge, dive on a loose ball or do a one percenter"

Turns out, it's a backdoor play.

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Beantown  
Years ago

Dammit Billo, ya beat me to it! Giddey was always the backdoor man, and the master of the uncontested layup!

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I agree with LA Boy. He is a solid role player for the Lakers, but I would love to see Luke Walton given a chance to shine elsewhere.

Bring back Bill Walton

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Anonymous  
Years ago

It's always the defensive players that are like this, like Shane Battier,Trevor Ariza,Bruce Bowen and even Shaq who does so much to clog up the middle without showing anything for it in the stats

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