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Old 10-06-2017, 06:32 AM   #1
AussieSteve
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Default Greatest playoff performers

Here's a rank of the best playoff performers (since 1983-84), by percentage of playoff games above certain Game Score thresholds.

Percentage of playoff games with 30+ GmSc (min 50 playoff games)
1. Michael Jordan - 26.82
2. LeBron James - 17.05
3. Allen Iverson - 15.49
4. Charles Barkley - 15.45
5. Hakeem Olajuwon - 15.17
6. Larry Bird - 15.00*
7. Stephen Curry - 13.33
8. Shaquille O'Neal - 11.56
9. Kevin Durant - 11.32
10. Magic Johnson - 10.56*

Percentage of playoff games with 35+ GmSc (min 50 playoff games)
1. Michael Jordan - 12.29
2. Charles Barkley - 8.94
3. LeBron James - 7.83
4. Allen Iverson - 7.04
5. Hakeem Olajuwon - 6.21
6. Dirk Nowitzki - 4.83
7. Shaquille O'Neal - 3.70
8. Magic Johnson - 3.52*
9. Kevin Johnson - 2.86
10. Clyde Drexler - 2.76

Percentage of playoff games with 40+ GmSc (min 2 games)
1. Michael Jordan - 3.91
2. Allen Iverson - 2.82
3. Charles Barkley - 2.44
=4. Dirk Nowitzki - 2.07
=4. Hakeem Olajuwon - 2.07
6. Kevin Johnson - 1.90
7. Patrick Ewing - 1.44
8. Shaquille O'Neal - 1.39
9. LeBron James - 1.38
10. Kobe Bryant - 0.91

Percentage of playoff games with 45+ GmSc (min 2 games)
1. Charles Barkley - 2.44
2. Michael Jordan - 1.12

Percentage of playoff games with 50+ GmSc
1. Charles Barkley - 0.81

* from 84 onwards

Game score is designed to give a measure of a player's overall productivity in a game. The formula is...

GmSc = PTS + 0.4 * FG - 0.7 * FGA - 0.4*(FTA - FT) + 0.7 * ORB + 0.3 * DRB + STL + 0.7 * AST + 0.7 * BLK - 0.4 * PF - TOV
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