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Benchmark Oddities

Imagine two NBA teams. Team one starts Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, and James Harden. Team two starts Hassan Whiteside, DeMarcus Cousins, Brook Lopez, Marc Gasol, and Nikola Vucevic. Who wins? The two teams above were determined by a stat called PER (player efficiency rating) with the twist being that while team…