Originally Posted by Jose_TheGenius
+/- on this is useless by itself. the Lakers were depleted without a bench and the Spurs still had a bit of Manu, Jackson, and Diaw.
both guys could not do a thing while they're on the court but the Spurs (with a better bench) could score 5 points and Blair would be +5 while Hill would be -5 in that instance. overall Blair did play better than him (hustled and went after loose balls even though the put up stupid shots while Hill just committed idiotic fouls).
You know Jose, you might be right if Blair didn't have a track record of strong +/- scores. But he does, and you're not.
And, yes, of course +/- must be viewed in conjunction with other factors, but not limited to box score statistics.