Basketball Intelligence for 1/31/24
The weird way Markkanen is making history, Miami's offensive ineptness, power rankings, and more
How Zach Edey, Donovan Clingan and Hunter Dickinson stack up against other centers in the 2024 NBA Draft
Krysten Peek, Yahoo Sports
WAS: Bagley Embracing Present over Past Has Him Unleashed in Washington
Henry J. Brown, The Lead
In fact, Markkanen’s dependence upon assists is unique in NBA history at least as far back as 1997 (when Basketball-Reference’s shooting data stops).
There has never been a player who averaged more than 20 points per game and created a lower percentage of his field goals. As this table shows, only four players have ever scored 20 with an assisted percentage of 80% or higher.
UTA: The Set Plays and Concepts Fuelling the Utah Jazz Resurgence
Joe Hulbert, Swish Theory