The Disappointment Zone

Musings from a Cleveland sports fan

WP: Hughes vs. Wallace

Posted by disappointmentzone on 21 February 2008

Like I said in the post below, this blockbuster three-team eleven-player trade is essentially two trades for the Cavs, with the centerpiece being Larry Hughes for Ben Wallace. How do these two players stack up?

As of January 31st, Larry Hughes had a Wins Produced per 48 minutes of -0.080. This ranked him 434 out of the 446 players in the NBA. Yes, Larry Hughes is that bad. How he’s a starter on a contending team is baffling, but I guess the universe straightened everything out because he’ll now be a starter on a non-contending team, a role usually played by those who are one of the 20 worst players in the league.

As of January 31st, Ben Wallace had a Wins Produced per 48 minutes of .162. This ranked him 53rd in the NBA.

According to Wins Produced the margin between Hughes and Wallace is nearly as wide as the entire NBA. I would say the extra million the Cavs have to pay Wallace instead of Hughes is the most cost-effective extra million dollars being spent in the NBA this season.

About these ads

2 Responses to “WP: Hughes vs. Wallace”

  1. Greate article. Keep posting such kind of info on your blog.
    Im really impressed by your site.
    Hi there, You have done an excellent job. I will certainly digg it and in my view
    suggest to my friends. I am confident they will be benefited from
    this website.

  2. Hi my family member! I want to say that this article is amazing, great written and include approximately all vital infos.
    I would like to look extra posts like this .

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: