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Numbers to Know: Kia Most Valuable Player

TEAM SUCCESS

Antetokounmpo leads the league in total plus-minus, with the Bucks having outscored their opponents by 627 points with him on the floor. On a per-possession basis, he ranks third (among players who have averaged at least 20 minutes in 50 games or more), behind Danny Green (plus-13.1) and Curry (plus-13.1), with the Bucks having outscored their opponents by 12.7 points per 100 possessions with him on the floor.

Here are the highest on-court NetRtg marks among the top 50 players in points + rebounds + assists + steals + blocks per game…

Highest on-court NetRtg, 2018-19

The difference between how a team plays with a player on the court vs. with him off the court can give you an idea of how valuable he is, though context (who’s replacing him in the lineup, who the player is on the floor with, and who the replacement is on the floor with) is helpful.

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