Monday, September 24, 2012

Shaved Monkey Nuts: 2012 Season Review

One thing Amar'e Stoudemire and I have in common is no love for Shane Battier, so let's review Shaved Monkey Nuts' worst plays, performances, stats and splits from the 2012 season.

The Miami HEAT Index is reviewing each HEAT player's performance in the 2012 season, from the most productive to the least productive. LeBronWade, Chalmers, Bosh, The Warden and UD were the first 6 players reviewed. The 7th review is Shaved Monkey Nuts.

This analysis uses Estimated Wins Produced, a statistic created by sports economist David Berri. Since an average team's winning percentage is 0.500, an average player produces 0.100 est. wins per 48 minutes (est.WP48). A star player produces 0.200 est.WP48 and great players produce 0.300 est.WP48. See the HEAT Produced Page for more information on Est. Wins Produced.

Season Analysis
Shaved Monkey Nuts finished 7th on the HEAT with an est. 2.3 wins produced in the 2012 regular season and a below average 0.072 est.WP48 from measly 10 points on just 9.4 shots and 1.2 free throw attempts, poor free throw shooting (62%), only 5 rebounds and just 2.6 assists per 48 minutes.

Shaved Monkey Nuts only produced an estimated 5.4% of the HEAT's wins in the regular season despite playing 9.3% of the minutes. He was even worse in the playoffs. Shaved Monkey Nuts only produced 4.5% of the HEAT's wins in the post-season despite playing 13.8% of the minutes.

Worst 10 Games
Shaved Monkey Nuts as often as he could in every situation last season. Five of his 10 least productive games were on the road and 5 were at home. Four of them were in the playoffs and 6 were in the regular season. Shaved Monkey Nuts' 10 least productive games came against 7 teams - 4 of them made the playoffs and 3 of them made the lottery.

Shaved Monkey Nuts least productive game last season came in Toronto against the Raptors on March 30th. He produced -0.2 est. wins in 24.6 minutes (-0.421 est.WP48) from 0-5 shooting (0-4 from behind the arc), no free throws, just 2 rebounds, only 1 assist, 1 steal, 0 blocks and 4 fouls.

Shaved Monkey Nuts second least productive game came in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Celtics. He produced -0.2 est. wins in 38.2 minutes (-0.263 est.WP48) from 0-6 shooting (0-4 from 3-point range), no free throws, only 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 0 blocks, 0 steals but 3 fouls.

The spreadsheet below lists Shaved Monkey Nuts' production in every game from last season, ranked from least productive to most productive.

Shaved Monkey Nuts' only provided above average production in back-to-back games and the 1st quarter. He was least productive in the 4th quarter and overtime.

Shaved Monkey Nuts produced an est. 0.1 wins in 633 minutes of playing time in the 4th quarter (0.010 est.WP48) from just 7.5 points on 47% shooting efficiency, 83% free throw shooting on just 0.5 attempts, only 4.6 rebounds, just 2.7 assists, 0.9 turnovers, 1.8 steals, 0.8 blocks and 4.5 fouls per 48 minutes.

Shaved Monkey Nuts produced an est. -0.1 wins in 39.7 minutes of overtime (-0.139 est.WP48) from 0 points on 0% shooting efficiency, just 2.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.2 turnovers, 1.2 steals, 1.2 blocks and 6.0 fouls per 48 minutes.

Below is a list of Shaved Monkey Nuts' worst splits from last season in every category of the box score (all stats per 48 minutes):
  • Minutes: Only 490.9 in the 3rd quarter
  • Est.WP48: -0.139 in overtime
  • Est.WP: -0.1 in overtime
  • Plus/minus: -166 in losses
  • Shooting efficiency: 0% in overtime, 42% vs. lottery teams
  • Shot attempts: 4.8 in overtime, 7.7 in 2nd quarter
  • Free throw shooting: 54% in 2nd quarter
  • Free throw attempts: 0 in overtime, 0.5 in 4th quarter
  • Points: 0 in overtime, 7.5 in 4th quarter
  • Offensive rebounds: 0 in overtime, 1.3 in 1st quarter
  • Defensive rebounds: 2.4 in overtime
  • Total Rebounds: 2.4 in overtime, 4.2 in 1st quarter
  • Steals: 1.2 in overtime, 1.4 vs. playoff teams
  • Turnovers: 1.6 in 2nd quarter
  • Blocks: 0.8 in 4th quarter
  • Assists: 1.9 in 3rd quarter
  • Fouls: 6.0 in overtime, 4.5 in 4th quarter

The spreadsheet below lists all the splits from last season for Shaved Monkey Nuts.

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