The incredible value of Duke’s Mark Williams
Insight from David Thorpe and introducing Bonus Wins--a new advanced metric
BY HENRY ABBOTT
This week, we will feature extensive pre-draft insights from David Thorpe, who will break down an array of prospects with analysis you can get only on TrueHoop.
One thing David said captured my attention: After the first four big-name players, the most likely player to contribute meaningfully is Duke big man Mark Williams.
When he said that, here at TrueHoop we were also busy developing a new way to analyze NBA players: Bonus Wins. These are the surplus wins a player brings a team, above and beyond what you’d expect, as judging by salary.
These two ideas blend in intriguing w…
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