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Player Rater: Impact players in percentages

Updated: January 17, 2008, 1:48 PM ET
By Josh Whitling | Special to ESPN.com

Perhaps the most glorious attribute of the player rater is the manner in which it accounts for a player's percentages. Most fantasy value-measuring tools include percentages as numbers alone; Jameer Nelson and Corey Maggette's shared 80 percent from the line means the same to these feeble mechanisms. But not to the player rater. It takes into account the number of makes over number of attempts and reflects, for instance, the fact that Jimmy Chitwood shooting 85 percent from the floor on 10 attempts ...

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