April 22, 2014 Daily Roundup
MEMPHIS GAME VALUE SERIES VALUE OKC GAME VALUE SERIES VALUE T Prince $ 1.5 $ 1.0 K Durant $ 21.0 $ 28.5 Z Randolph $ 16.0 $ 17.0 S Ibaka $ 9.0 $ 14.5 M Gasol $ 6.5 $ 8.5 K Perkins $ 0.5 $ 0.5 M Conley $ 24.0 $ 22.5 R Westbrook $ 14.0 $ 15.0 C Lee $ 9.5 $ 6.5 T Sefolosha $ 10.0 $ 5.0 M Miller $ 11.0 $ 6.0 C Butler $ 0.0 $ 0.5 E Davis $ 3.5 $ 2.0 N Collison $ 1.0 $ 3.0 K Koufos $ 0.0 $ 0.5 S Adams $ 0.0 $ 0.5 B Udrih $ 8.0 $ 5.5 D Fisher $ 5.5 $ 5.0 T Allen $ 14.0 $ 8.0 R Jackson $ 0.5 $ 7.5 J Johnson DNP $ 1.0 H Thabeet DNP $ 0.5 J Leuer DNP $ 0.0 J Lamb DNP $ 0.0 Totals $ 94.0 $ 77.0 Totals $ 61.0 $ 78.5
Memphis beat Oklahoma City in last season’s second round without Russell Westbrook. Mike Conley outplayed the Thunder standout last night with 19 points, seven rebounds, 12 assists and a $ 24.0 million Total Player Value. That enabled the Grizzlies to even the series at 1-all, with the results for the first two games listed above.
April 22, 2014 Tonight's Preview
ATLANTA ( 1 ) AT INDIANA ( 0 )
The Indiana Pacer meltdown that began in late January shows no sign of ending. After losing a 101-93 opener to Atlanta, the East’s beleagured top-seed faces its most important game of the season tonight. Paul George may be asked to cool off the red-hot Jeff Teague.
April 19, 2014 News
When All-Star reserve selections were announced, Total Player Value named three disagreements among the 14 backups. They were Al Jefferson, Kyle Lowry, and Tim Duncan. If the vote among head coaches were retaken now, all three would likely be chosen.
April 10, 2014 News
The hiring of Phil Jackson represents a major coup for the New York Knicks, now 40 years without an NBA title. If there is going to be an end to the drought, it will likely be a product of Jackson’s ability to attract upper-tier free agents beginning in 2015.
February 16, 2014 News
Anthony Davis was a replacement selection to the West All-Stars due to a Kobe Bryant injury. The level of play between the two conferences has created a situation where this last-minute addition has a higher Total Player Value rating than nine of the 12 East players.
January 31, 2014 News
Kyle Lowry has never remotely approached All-Star level play prior to this season. While he has not been chosen for the mid-season showcase, Total Player Value projects him as worthy of a starting role based on results thru the selection of reserves.
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TOP 20 PLAYERS REG SEASON
|1||Kevin Durant||OKC||$ 30.5|
|2||LeBron James||MIA||$ 28.5|
|3||LaMarcus Aldridge||POR||$ 21.0|
|4||Blake Griffin||MIN||$ 20.0|
|5||Kevin Love||LAC||$ 20.0|
TOP 20 PLAYERS POST SEASON
|1||LaMarcus Aldridge||POR||$ 45.0|
|2||Nene Hilario||WAS||$ 37.0|
|3||Jeff Teague||ATL||$ 32.5|
|4||Tony Parker||SAS||$ 31.0|
|5||Paul Millsap||ATL||$ 30.5|