Good read from NBA. Whoever does the adding on their side is wrong at times and also inconsistent in when they use + and - though. This also doesn't take into account opponents, other injuries, etc, but still cool.
I'll break it down real quick. He just looks at teams Offensive and Defensive efficiency with and without certain players. All this stuff is points per 100 possessions. My +/- is improvement based. (+4.9D is good, even though on their site it's bad. I don't like their setup.)
Jameer Nelson +1.7O and +4.2D = +5.9
Amar'e Stoudamire -4.9O and +8.9D = +4.0
Ben Wallace +6.5O and -2.5D = +4.0
Andrew Bynum +1.5O and +2.1D = +3.6
Kevin Garnett -4.7O and +7.2D = +2.5
Mau Ginobli +1.6O and -2.1D = +0.5
Greg Oden -1.6O and +2.1D = +0.5
Now for players who "hurt" their teams!
Peja Stojakovic +4.4O and -4.9D = -0.5
Josh Howard -1.4O and -0.8D = -2.2
Tracy McGrady -3.7O and -1.7D = -5.4
Kenyon Martin -2.1O and -3.8D = -5.9
And our winner...
ALLEN IVERSON -10.1O and 0.00D = -10.1
-Amare helping defense and hurting offense is a bit odd because he went down shortly after injury to coach. Does this mean Phoenix was better with Amare or with Porter? Who knows!
-Ben Wallace helps on offense and hurts on defense? Say what now? My only guess here is that when Wallace is in the game Lebron does more himself?
-Oden helps us a little. Considering he is a rookie and still now 100% healthy that is a positive. In years to come that should be a positive on the O side and a great positive on the D side.
-Our T-Mac and AI suspicions like this thread.