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.
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
The Top: James Harden 8.58 Tops: Tyus Jones 1.42 Last Starter: De'Aaron Fox 0.00 Baseline: Tony Parker -1.04
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.
2016 pick 12 by UTAH - Taurean Prince Age: 23
2016 pick 21 by ATL - DeAndre' Bembry Age: 23
2010 pick 16 by MIN - Luke Babbitt Age: 28
Nicolas Brussino Age: 24
2012 pick 26 by IND - Miles Plumlee Age: 29
Dewayne Dedmon Age: 28
2017 pick 19 by ATL - John Collins Age: 20
2013 pick 74 by DAL - Mike Muscala Age: 26
2005 pick 66 by MIL - Ersan Ilyasova Age: 30