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Old 06-28-2013, 12:55 AM   #39
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Default Re: What would Larry Bird and Magic average in this Era?

Originally Posted by 97 bulls
My point is exactly that. Iverson was considered a chucker. Bird wasnt. Iverson taking 25 shots in the early 00s was equivalent to taking probably 28 in the 80s. And mind you that was Birds max.

If Bird took roughly 20 shots in a league that avg about 7100 shots per team, how is he gonna get the same 20 in a league where the avg team takes about 6500?

This league would work better for Bird because he'd get calls and he's one of the best FT shooters.

30 ppg is tough to hit anymore. Still 27/28 is not out of the question.

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