NBA Team Needs

Philadelphia 76ers

The idea is let's line up the guy on your team by each position and compare them to the rest of the league. Specifically the top player at each position as well as the 15th best starter, the 30th best starter, etc.

Wait but 'best player' how? Based on what?

This is built on top of ESPN's Real Plus Minus. An interesting stat that is meant to gauge the effectiveness of a player.

ESPN Logo Real Plus Minus (RPM): Player's estimated on-court impact on team performance, measured in net point differential per 100 offensive and defensive possessions. RPM takes into account teammates, opponents and additional factors

So what do I do now that I studied this geeked out report?
Create My Own 2019 Mock Draft

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Roster Positional Perspective

  • Strength - The team's top guy is one of the top 15 in the league.
  • Solid - The team's top guy is a viable starter, is in the top 30.
  • Concern - The team's top guy is not in the top 30 and so would be on the bench on most other teams.
  • Weakness - The team's top guy is below the overall median player for this position. Bench player at best.

Small Forward:

Robert Covington: 5.56 Rank:1
James Michael McAdoo: -0.93 Rank:39

For Comparison:

The Top: Robert Covington 5.56
Tops: PJ Tucker 1.07
Last Starter: Anthony Brown 0.00
Baseline: Jacob Wiley -1.01


Joel Embiid: 5.02 Rank:2
Amir Johnson: 1.93 Rank:13

For Comparison:

The Top: Nikola Jokic 5.95
Tops: Kyle O'Quinn 1.87
Last Starter: Aron Baynes 0.63
Baseline: Joffrey Lauvergne 0.00

Power Forward:

Dario Saric: 0.41 Rank:33
Richaun Holmes: -0.43 Rank:39

For Comparison:

The Top: Anthony Davis 5.55
Tops: Pascal Siakam 1.52
Last Starter: Julius Randle 0.52
Baseline: Adreian Payne -0.73

Shooting Guard:

JJ Redick: 0.57 Rank:20
Justin Anderson: -2.06 Rank:67
James Young: -2.15 Rank:72
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot: -2.78 Rank:88
Furkan Korkmaz: -3.12 Rank:96

For Comparison:

The Top: Jimmy Butler 6.46
Tops: Justin Holiday 1.09
Last Starter: Patrick McCaw 0.00
Baseline: Pat Connaughton -1.51

Point Guard:

Ben Simmons: 2.70 Rank:11
Jacob Pullen: -1.34 Rank:58
T.J. McConnell: -1.70 Rank:66
Markelle Fultz: -2.23 Rank:79
Jerryd Bayless: -4.46 Rank:106

For Comparison:

The Top: Chris Paul 7.13
Tops: Kyrie Irving 2.22
Last Starter: Shaquille Harrison 0.21
Baseline: Shelvin Mack -0.87

Roster Draft Perspective

What's the draft perspective part about then?

The draft perspective part is meant to give context. Yes this is how the players are performing today but if it's a developing rookie in the upswing, or an aging superstar on the downswing it may play into how the team drafts. The Draft Perspective tries to give that context.

Small Forward



Robert Covington Age: 27
James Michael McAdoo Age: 0



2014 pick 3 by PHI - Joel Embiid Age: 24

2005 pick 86 by DET - Amir Johnson Age: 31

Power Forward


2015 pick 67 by PHI - Richaun Holmes Age: 24

2014 pick 12 by ORL - Dario Saric Age: 24

Shooting Guard


2016 pick 24 by PHI - Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot Age: 23

2016 pick 26 by PHI - Furkan Korkmaz Age: 20

2016 pick 26 by PHI - Furkan Korkmaz Age: 20

2015 pick 21 by DAL - Justin Anderson Age: 24
2006 pick 11 by ORL - JJ Redick Age: 33


James Young Age: 0

Point Guard


2017 pick 1 by PHI - Markelle Fultz Age: 19

2016 pick 1 by PHI - Ben Simmons Age: 21

2008 pick 11 by IND - Jerryd Bayless Age: 29


Jacob Pullen Age: 0
T.J. McConnell Age: 26


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