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2017-04-18 09:31:26 AM  
I watched  right up until "respect he deserves." The rules are rules, they apply to everybody and aren't modified for "special" people.

/except the rich and politicians, generally.
 
2017-04-18 09:59:51 AM  
Meh you could put the same video together for anybody - and also a "steph gets too many calls" video
 
2017-04-18 10:12:44 AM  
What I learned from that video is that Warriors and Curry fans are the whiniest b*tches in sports.

You want sh*t where someone doesn't let him freely run wherever he wants called as a foul, everyone's fouling out every game by the end of the first quarter.

Welcome to basketball, it's a physical game even if your soft superhero plays a weak game that tries to avoid it at all costs.
 
2017-04-18 10:13:34 AM  
Stephen Curry gets plenty of foul calls. Stephen Curry was 30th in the league in free throws attempted this season.
 
2017-04-18 10:14:33 AM  
Was the video of a lot of plays where he receives incidental contact going around an illegal screen, has a seizure, and vomits the ball in the general direction of the hoop?
 
2017-04-18 10:19:33 AM  
Newsflash: NBA officials are horrible at their job, and some may even throw games for the mob. Film at eleven.
 
2017-04-18 10:20:33 AM  

This text is now purple: Was the video of a lot of plays where he receives incidental contact going around an illegal screen, has a seizure, and vomits the ball in the general direction of the hoop?


Well, after the first few, it's him running into people without the ball, then falling down and then looking for a call.
 
2017-04-18 11:14:22 AM  
I had my sound muted, did this video have a sarah mclachlan soundtrack?
 
2017-04-18 11:38:25 AM  

This text is now purple: Was the video of a lot of plays where he receives incidental contact going around an illegal screen, has a seizure, and vomits the ball in the general direction of the hoop?


There were only a couple of those.
Most of it was pretty legit.
But you could also make the same video for LeBron, he doesn't get the calls he should just cause of his size. Hell, you could probably make the same video for just about anyone. NBA refs are terrible.
 
2017-04-18 11:52:28 AM  

mrsleep: This text is now purple: Was the video of a lot of plays where he receives incidental contact going around an illegal screen, has a seizure, and vomits the ball in the general direction of the hoop?

There were only a couple of those.
Most of it was pretty legit.
But you could also make the same video for LeBron, he doesn't get the calls he should just cause of his size. Hell, you could probably make the same video for just about anyone. NBA refs are terrible.


I was never much of a Shaq fan but holy crap did he ever take a lot of abuse in the paint, a lot of which never got called.

I mean he would have missed the free throws anyway but still.
 
2017-04-18 12:00:53 PM  

MugzyBrown: Meh you could put the same video together for anybody - and also a "steph gets too many calls" video


Pretty much this.
 
2017-04-18 12:25:40 PM  
Shaq had the same problem.

But I agree with this video, had Curry gotten the calls he deserved he wouldn't have sucked in the final 3 games and the Warriors wouldn't have blown a 3 game lead over the Cavs last year.
 
2017-04-18 12:37:45 PM  
Everybody in the world thinks they are a victim.
 
2017-04-18 01:27:35 PM  
You can't make this video for other players in the league. Other star players like LeBron, Harden, and even Curry's teammate Durant get "superstar" calls, where if a player breathes on them they get to the line. Curry gets mugged and has a half dozen calls a game where if his name were Harden, LeBron, or Durant he would be at the line. The question is why do the refs have this clear bias(that the numbers bear out by the way), and more likely why does the league? Is it to keep LeBron's legacy intact, as without terrible calls and allowing Curry to get manhandled in the finals last year the Warriors win in 5 games? Is it on high from their $1 billion sponsor and official outfitter Nike, which Curry snubbed to make Under Armour a realistic competitor? Is it just to stop Curry from breaking the game, as if he had averaged the same number of calls as Harden does he would have averaged 37 ppg last year and in the last 3 years he would have led the Warriors to more like 220 regular season wins, rather than a record of 207, 3 straight MVPs, and 2 going into on 3 straight rings? These question beg to be asked
 
2017-04-18 01:28:47 PM  

Menace to Sobriety: You can't make this video for other players in the league. Other star players like LeBron, Harden, and even Curry's teammate Durant get "superstar" calls, where if a player breathes on them they get to the line. Curry gets mugged and has a half dozen calls a game where if his name were Harden, LeBron, or Durant he would be at the line. The question is why do the refs have this clear bias(that the numbers bear out by the way), and more likely why does the league? Is it to keep LeBron's legacy intact, as without terrible calls and allowing Curry to get manhandled in the finals last year the Warriors win in 5 games? Is it on high from their $1 billion sponsor and official outfitter Nike, which Curry snubbed to make Under Armour a realistic competitor? Is it just to stop Curry from breaking the game, as if he had averaged the same number of calls as Harden does he would have averaged 37 ppg last year and in the last 3 years he would have led the Warriors to more like 220 regular season wins, rather than a record of 207, 3 straight MVPs, and 2 going into on 3 straight rings? These question beg to be asked


Okay, NBA's Alex Jones.
 
2017-04-18 01:49:11 PM  

Menace to Sobriety: You can't make this video for other players in the league. Other star players like LeBron, Harden, and even Curry's teammate Durant get "superstar" calls, where if a player breathes on them they get to the line. Curry gets mugged and has a half dozen calls a game where if his name were Harden, LeBron, or Durant he would be at the line. The question is why do the refs have this clear bias(that the numbers bear out by the way), and more likely why does the league? Is it to keep LeBron's legacy intact, as without terrible calls and allowing Curry to get manhandled in the finals last year the Warriors win in 5 games? Is it on high from their $1 billion sponsor and official outfitter Nike, which Curry snubbed to make Under Armour a realistic competitor? Is it just to stop Curry from breaking the game, as if he had averaged the same number of calls as Harden does he would have averaged 37 ppg last year and in the last 3 years he would have led the Warriors to more like 220 regular season wins, rather than a record of 207, 3 straight MVPs, and 2 going into on 3 straight rings? These question beg to be asked


Watching this video, it appears a big part of his game is working around screens without the ball. All players who run these plays get mugged. Reggie Miller got the same treatment.
 
2017-04-18 02:06:35 PM  
You guys clearly don't follow the NBA closely. The league has admitted to not calling fouls for Steph because he will make the shots anyway. The Cavs admitted that their strategy was to rough Steph up and foul him off ball consistently, and they didn't get called for it, consistently. Andre Iguodala, one of the most respected, smart, and knowledgeable players in the league said Steph is the most held player in the league, and before they were teammates he yelled at his own teammates on the Nuggets for trying to manhandle and injure Steph when they played him because they couldn't stop him any other way. The great Jerry West said that Steph doesn't get any calls, that "he gets no calls." I played D1(actually against Harden and Westbrook) and this is very well known amongst the former college and current and former NBAers I know. As is the theme that Harden and LeBron have the referees in their pockets and get any and every call they want. LeBron once went 200+ minutes without a foul called on him, and if the refs whistled him the way they do Curry he not only would have had a foul called on him during those 6 or so games he would have likely fouled out of a few of them the way he constantly charges, not to mention that he walks more than any other player in the league and doesn't get called for it. The league needs to fess up to its hypocrisy and set this straight. They already stole 1 title from Curry and the Warriors and gift wrapped it for LeBron. It'd be a shame to see them try that again
 
2017-04-18 02:56:00 PM  
Well of course the league is in the tank for Cleveland, given that it's the 18th-largest media market.
 
2017-04-18 03:32:46 PM  
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2017-04-18 04:56:54 PM  

IAmRight: What I learned from that video is that Warriors and Curry fans are the whiniest b*tches in sports.


Coming from you that's hilarious.
 
2017-04-18 05:27:06 PM  
Here's the usage percentage order for the top 12 in the NBA followed by their Free Throws attempted per game order after their name. Usage rates for the top players line up relatively nicely with FT attempts per game as you think they would, with the exception of 2 players.
Westbrook, Russell #2
Cousins, DeMarcus #3
DeRozan, DeMar #5
Harden, James #1 Most Free Throws attempted per game
Thomas, Isaiah #7
Davis, Anthony #6
Lillard, Damian #10
Leonard, Kawhi #11
Irving, Kyrie #39
10 Wall, John #15
11 Curry, Stephen #38
12 James, LeBron #12

Kyrie and Steph both play very similar games and are both horribly under-represented here.
 
2017-04-18 05:49:30 PM  
Free Radical:
But I agree with this video, had Curry gotten the calls he deserved he wouldn't have sucked in the final 3 games and the Warriors wouldn't have blown a 3 game lead over the Cavs last year.

So its your contention that had he gotten more foul calls, he would've shotten less bricks, and not inexplicably tossed the ball behind his back out of bounds.  interesting.... interesting.
 
2017-04-18 05:54:39 PM  

Bootysama: Here's the usage percentage order for the top 12 in the NBA followed by their Free Throws attempted per game order after their name. Usage rates for the top players line up relatively nicely with FT attempts per game as you think they would, with the exception of 2 players.
1 Westbrook, Russell #2
2 Cousins, DeMarcus #3
3 DeRozan, DeMar #5
4 Harden, James #1 Most Free Throws attempted per game
5 Thomas, Isaiah #7
6 Davis, Anthony #6
7 Lillard, Damian #10
8 Leonard, Kawhi #11
9 Irving, Kyrie #39
10 Wall, John #15
11 Curry, Stephen #38
12 James, LeBron #12

Kyrie and Steph both play very similar games and are both horribly under-represented here.


Average FG distance: Kyrie 13.8 feet, Steph 18.2 feet

I guess Kyrie's speed and handles allow him seperate from defender for unfoulable shot
 
2017-04-18 06:46:03 PM  
Steph definitely gets bullied shamelessly out there on the court, mostly because he's smaller than everyone else but LeBron and Harden's style of play of deliberately running into people to get the call is just pathetic.
 
2017-04-18 06:55:15 PM  

Lochaber_Axe: Steph definitely gets bullied shamelessly out there on the court, mostly because he's smaller than everyone else but LeBron and Harden's style of play of deliberately running into people to get the call is just pathetic.


Charging is called FAR too infrequently.
 
2017-04-18 06:58:30 PM  
Is subby an NBA referee as well? Because this clearly merits an "Obvious" tag.
 
2017-04-18 07:29:45 PM  

LewDux: Bootysama: Here's the usage percentage order for the top 12 in the NBA followed by their Free Throws attempted per game order after their name. Usage rates for the top players line up relatively nicely with FT attempts per game as you think they would, with the exception of 2 players.
1 Westbrook, Russell #2
2 Cousins, DeMarcus #3
3 DeRozan, DeMar #5
4 Harden, James #1 Most Free Throws attempted per game
5 Thomas, Isaiah #7
6 Davis, Anthony #6
7 Lillard, Damian #10
8 Leonard, Kawhi #11
9 Irving, Kyrie #39
10 Wall, John #15
11 Curry, Stephen #38
12 James, LeBron #12

Kyrie and Steph both play very similar games and are both horribly under-represented here.

Average FG distance: Kyrie 13.8 feet, Steph 18.2 feet

I guess Kyrie's speed and handles allow him seperate from defender for unfoulable shot


It's mostly because half of Curry's shots are 3s (some of which are extremely far) about a 1/6 are 2s outside of 5 feet from the rim, and the other 1/3 are at the rim.
 
2017-04-18 07:54:13 PM  

Free Radical: Shaq had the same problem.

But I agree with this video, had Curry gotten the calls he deserved he wouldn't have sucked in the final 3 games and the Warriors wouldn't have blown a 3 game lead over the Cavs last year.


Free throws in the final two minutes of a half, you should be able to select any player on your team to attempt them.

But that would probably cut into the thirty minutes of commercial time and we can't have that.
 
2017-04-18 08:55:54 PM  
Some things about this video. One, Curry is a smaller guy (by NBA standards), and a lot of times he ends up flailing quite dramatically on incidental contact. A couple of those happen when guys run under his feet after he shoots (a dick move that should be called more, but that's been in the NBA for years, and specifically was the thing everyone hated about Bruce Bowen). A bigger guy like LeBron doesn't fall over, and doesn't get those calls as much.

Free throws are generally positively correlated with the amount of shots taken inside the hoop, for obvious reasons - teams will generally have more bodies inside, and are more likely to consider a foul a "good foul" if it stops a wide open shot from 5 instead of 25 feet. So the question would be, does Curry get more or less calls than you would expect for someone who drives as much as he does. You might be surprised to know that there's already an answer for this, and it is...

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No. He actually gets more calls. Not as much as James Harden, for whatever reason, but he does get more calls (DeAndre Jordan gets more because DeAndre Jordan is a terrible free throw shooter who you'd be stupid to *not* put on the line in that situation). If you think a handful of bad calls proves anything in this league, I would say you're not very educated about the realities of basketball.
 
2017-04-18 10:41:18 PM  
Something something ... being a whiny little biatch.
 
2017-04-19 07:19:21 AM  

lacydog: Some things about this video. One, Curry is a smaller guy (by NBA standards), and a lot of times he ends up flailing quite dramatically on incidental contact. A couple of those happen when guys run under his feet after he shoots (a dick move that should be called more, but that's been in the NBA for years, and specifically was the thing everyone hated about Bruce Bowen). A bigger guy like LeBron doesn't fall over, and doesn't get those calls as much.

Free throws are generally positively correlated with the amount of shots taken inside the hoop, for obvious reasons - teams will generally have more bodies inside, and are more likely to consider a foul a "good foul" if it stops a wide open shot from 5 instead of 25 feet. So the question would be, does Curry get more or less calls than you would expect for someone who drives as much as he does. You might be surprised to know that there's already an answer for this, and it is...

[img.fark.net image 850x531]

No. He actually gets more calls. Not as much as James Harden, for whatever reason, but he does get more calls (DeAndre Jordan gets more because DeAndre Jordan is a terrible free throw shooter who you'd be stupid to *not* put on the line in that situation). If you think a handful of bad calls proves anything in this league, I would say you're not very educated about the realities of basketball.


The major thing the stats you are quoting here is not addressing is the contention that he gets (uncalled) fouled a lot when he's moving without the ball.  Now,  I'm not sure if that's true or not,   but the model you presented doesn't take that into account at all.
 
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