Originally Posted by Vertical-24
Metta can be turnover prone but I don't see him as a real threat to our team's success. He's been hitting from the 3 pretty well this year
and while his defense has suffered the past two years, he's still a committed player. He's only really ineffective when he tries to create his own shot. You would rather bring in Jamison to start? I much prefer Jamison anchoring the second unit.
I like the team the way it is. No real adjustment needs to be made rotation wise, our rotations are pretty nice. We do need to have Dwight in the post more, getting more touches and playing as close to what he did this last Boston game as possible. He was energized, fed the ball and looked great.
The team has been clicking lately and as long as we can play together as we've been doing, I see us making a respectable run. Kobe needs to watch his turnovers, same with Dwight.
To a good rest of the season and hopeful post season guys!
Metta's 3 pt shots have been misfiring after November where he shot a flukish 37.5% from that erea.
Dec, he shot 35%, Jan, 34% and this month, 27%
so take away that November stat and....
What is disturbing is Metta is 6th in the league
in most 3pts attempts
, 6 shots per game is waaay too high for a player who is averaging 34% from the field.
The top 24 players with most attempts and I found ONE player who shoots worst, you know who it is?
Kobe freaking Bryant at 32%, atleast he took 100 shots less.
Again, this is one of my biggest complaints on their offense, the guys with the lowest FG% from the 3pt area are taking the most attempts. These 2 are combining to take 11 3-pt shots/game, making 3.7 and its not like they are just struggling and that they have shot 38% in their career
Clark is hitting 37.5%, Meeks struggled in the first 2-3 months has upped his ave. to 37.6%, Nash at 42%, Blake at 39%.
Lakers is 3rd in most 3pt attempts and yet they are just 18th in 3pt FG%.
btw, you are right, he is not shutting down anybody too. so what is his main role for the team?