We often hear folks say, "this team is more talented than ours..."But just how much more talent? More importantly--how much of this talent is actually making its way onto the hardwood?A bench full of 5-star talent that never sees the floor ultimately doesn't have any impact the outcome of a game. That makes it mighty tough to use the "more talented" argument.So, in an effort to help quantify just how much talent each team is bringing to bear each game, I've put together a spreadsheet featuring the "Talent Usage Rating," a formula that is a cumulative of a team's player's minutes multiplied by their average recruiting ranking.In other words, a team's Talent Usage Rating = (Player A's Avg Rating * Avg Mins Played) + (Player B's Avg Rating * Avg Mins Played) + etc.;Here the spreadsheet...

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