Originally Posted by brantonli
Why do people believe that Bill Simmons somehow religiously follows PER as if it were the answer to everything basketball related? he himself admitted that it doesn't cover all the aspects of the game (as the box score itself is limited), and he probably watches more NBA game a season than half of ISH put together.
I think you meant Hollinger, but yeah, this. Nobody bases their entire view of a player on one stat. They use everything at their disposal to rate players.