Re: Kings success....
- Peja has actually been doing this since the midpoint of last year,
when his foot injury went away. He was at 40% two months into the
year so his final numbers didn't show it, but he was en fuego.
--- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, bchaikin@a... wrote:
> anyone looking at the Sacramento Kings this year might wonder how
> be doing so well without chris webber. brad miller has been a very
> addition, but the key has been peja stojakovic's stellar
> playing close to 40 min/g and shooting a combined scoring FG%
(2pters, 3pters, and
> ftm) of 62.2% (overall league avg of less than 51% this season),
the best of
> any player in the league taking at least 15 fga/g since the likes
> miller and detlef schrempf in the early/mid 1990s. his 53% on 2s,
almost 44% on
> 3s, and 92% FT shooting (over 5 fta/g) has been unreal, and he has
> unbelievably increased his scoring FG% each year he's been in the
league. he's scoring
> close to 25 pts/g...
> take antoine walkers shooting from last season with peja's attempts
> year, and he'd be scoring less than 19 pts/g...
> been awhile since the league has seen an overall shooter this
> bob chaikin