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Old 10-28-2013, 10:03 PM   #210
Xiao Yao You
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Default Re: 2013 Fall camp/Pre-Season!

During the preseason, Favors averaged only 26.5 minutes, 8.3 defensive rebounds, 9.4 points and 1.4 blocks per game. According to my tabulation, if his stats are adjusted to 36 minutes a game, he would average 11.2 defensive rebounds, 12.8 points and 1.9 blocks.

Malone averaged 37.2 minutes per game during his career. Reduced that figure to the 36-minute measurement and Malone would have averaged 7.5 defensive rebounds, 24.2 points and 0.8 blocks.

The defensive rebounding stat is the most interesting, rather than a combined rebounding stat because Favors is a defensive minded player first. If Favors is truly a better defensive rebounder than Malone (he owns the all-time rebound record at 11,406 rebound) and if Favors sticks it out for 19 years, it is conceivable that Favors could break Malone’s record, if Kevin Garnett doesn’t do it first. He os currently at 10,757 and counting.

The nice thing is Favors’ attitude is easier for a coach to deal with than Malone’s.

Let's see what he does this year first against first units and how much he can stay on the court before we make him the greatest defensive rebounder ever.
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