Miami Heat Check: Feeling Festive After the Best Week of the Season

December 6th, 2010 by Reservoir God Leave a reply »
Last week was the most wonderful time of year for the Miami Heat. How do I know? The stats tell me so...

This article will use Win Score and Estimated Wins Produced, statistical models created by Professor David Berri from the Wages of Wins Journal, to measure how much a player's box score statistics contributed to their team's performance. An average player produces an estimated 0.100 wins per 48 minutes (EWP48), a star player produces 0.200+ EWP48 and a superstar produces 0.300+ EWP48. More information on these stats can be found at the following links:

Simple Models of Player Performance
Wins Produced vs. Win Score
What Wins Produced Says and What It Does Not Say
Introducing PAWSmin — and a Defense of Box Score Statistics 


The Heat produced more wins last week than any other week of the season with an estimated 4.4 wins produced.

Miami Heat Est. Wins Produced 
By Week


Week Games Played Est. Wins Produced 10/24 - 10/30 3 2.0 10/31 - 11/6 4 4.1 11/7 - 11/13 3 1.5 11/14 - 11/20 3 2.2 11/21 - 11/27 4 1. ...

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