Moneyball on choosing Rockets staff?

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  1. James Gabriel

    James Gabriel Member

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    Much as moneyball is used in the selecting of Rockets players, I was kinda wondering if it also plays an important role on how our coaching staff, trainers, etc, get chosen as well.

    Like if Morey and his team of analysts have some specialized kind of data and procedures that are used in selecting the best kind of staff that will fit to our players.

    Or if they keep track of certain things that a current coach or trainer does that can be used for a moneyball type of evaluation.
     
  2. shortfuse3

    shortfuse3 Member

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    i think part of the reason adelman was let go was because he didn't care about the numbers and stats as much as Morey did.

    i think McHale was hired because he was more agreeable to the moneyball.
     
  3. kuku

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    I dont think McHale agreed with moneyball but he certainly agreed to accept Finch from Morey as as his assistance coach.

    Edit: Adelman wanted stability in his roster and Morey constantly moved players to improve his roster. If Morey wanted to tank and Adelman wanted none of that and will overachieve with what he had. They never saw eye to eye on anything!
     
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  4. Naija Texan

    Naija Texan Member

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    No, it probably had more to do with which coach was willing to follow some of Morey's requirements such as Finch on the staff and such.
     
  5. spdngyns69

    spdngyns69 Member

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    The Rockets staff have so far been money. I will continue to support and approve moneyballz.
     
  6. ag3ntgandhi

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  7. jtr

    jtr Contributing Member

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    I feel sure that McHale was chosen in part because he was willing to work with the front office. Adelman was probably much less accommodating. Morey gets some input into personnel usage and McHale gets some input into front office decisions. Sigh. White.

    And by the way, Morey hired McHale and insisted Sampson and Finch remain of the coaching staff.
     
  8. cheke64

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    Adelman didn't want Morey to control him.

    This staff is full of yes pussies and playing a fantasy stat game that doesn't work in real life.
     
  9. spdngyns69

    spdngyns69 Member

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    Moneyball is: y=Mx+z = James Harden. Playing slope equates to 80 mil being worth value by year 3 and 24 days 5 minutes and 5 seconds. All star equation.
     
  10. SuperBeeKay

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    dont the spurs and okc gms do this kind of ****?
     
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