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Rockets GM Daryl Morey Suggests Raptors Have Regressed Toward the Mean

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New York Times NBA reporter Scott Cacciola tweeted about the Toronto Raptors' two-game skid after writing a piece about their good start. Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey offered a theory:




Morey's Wikipedia link suggests the Raptors have regressed toward the mean or, in other words, are an average team.

After an 11-5 start to the season, Toronto dropped games to the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers.

Of course, Morey could speak from a high place because the Rockets lead the Western Conference with a 14-4 record. However, it's never a good idea to use Wikipedia.

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LX
Regression is such a shit concept in sports. About as bad as treadmill.
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JeffB
Morey still bitter we kicked they're asses a couple weeks ago?
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elT
Should not worry about perception and especially trolling. I think Morey is a fun dude, don't think he was serious but don't care anyways. This regular season is all about finding out what we have and so far, there seems to be a ton of upside, far more than even a lot of Raptors fan expected. By the time April arrives this team could become special even if everyone is healthy and we trade JV. 
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Pzabby_2nd
A new rivalry? Bring it.
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Philosoraptor
Team responded to that criticism tonight, even against Atlanta, a 40 point blowout is a message.
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