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It’s clear that the 6-11 Atlanta native will never again be the guy who dragged the 2009 Magic to the NBA Finals. However, he did average a solid 13.5 points and 12.7 rebounds per game during the regular season.
He also had his fewest number of blocks with an average 1.2, though his defensive tracking numbers show he remains a deterrent at the rim. A three-time Defensive Player of the Year, Howard is almost a liability with his inability to guard the 3-point line. He also causes his team’s offense to become stagnant with his traditional back-to-the-basket style. The Hawks are on the hook for a lot of money with Howard, as he just finished the first year of a three-year, $70.5 million contract. That’s not easy to move. So the question is this: does an analog player work in the digital era of the NBA?
And as many fans (particularly in Oklahoma City) like to remind Durant, he took the cupcake way out by joining a Golden State team that had won an NBA record 73 regular-season games with unanimous MVP Stephen Curry. Why don’t we get back to being competitive, Kevin?
Now everybody wanna play for the heat and the Lakers? Let’s go back to being competitive and going at these peoples!
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In that same period there have been 42 one-and-done collegians who played their rookie seasons immediately after being drafted in the first round, excluding those such as Simmons, who was injured and missed an entire year. Of that group, 10 averaged double-figure scoring as rookies. And five more averaged more than nine points; none of the international players came that close. The notion that players from the European system are better prepared to play in the NBA is a fantasy.