Posted Apr 16 2010 11:44AM
It's playoff time. Every possession counts from here on out, so you had better know who on your team can help you put points on the board, and who can prevent your opponent from doing the same.
With the intensity of the action about to go up several levels, coaches need as much information as they can get. So there's no better time to use the data that has been gathered over the last six months. Unless you're Mike Brown, Nate McMillan or Scott Skiles, the time for experimenting with your lineups is over. If you want to shorten your rotation, you need to know which lineups work best together.
With the help of StatsCube, we put together the best five-man units, with a minimum of 100 minutes together, among playoff teams.
|Best overall units|
|Best offensive units|
|Best defensive units|
|G: Total games played together this season|
Min: Total minutes played together this season
Off. Rat.: Points scored per 100 possessions
Def. Rat.: Points allowed per 100 possessions
Diff.: Point differential per 100 possessions
All stats are through the end of the regular season and were compiled with the help of the NBA and StatsCube.
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