Offense: Gets about a fifth of his offensive from each of fast break opportunities, pick and rolls, and spot ups. Shows solid one-on-one skills as well. Decent jump shot. Doesnt show ideal follow through. Wont hit many three pointers, but hell take them when he is open. Takes some questionable shots with a hand in his face. Shows decent footwork, but could stand to work on his fundamentals in that regard. Wont always set his feet consistently. Good ball handler. Can play a bit of point guard. Not a great scorer off the dribble, but can create for teammates. Likes to pull up for jumpers when he drives right. Will work hard off the ball. Does the little things. Pretty good finisher at the basket. Will play above the rim when he has space. Mediocre foul shooter. Valuable as a passer and scorer, but not a standout in either.
Defense: The Pacers most versatile perimeter defender. Can defend all three backcourt positions. More effective against the two guard positions than small forwards. Shows great intensity and effort on the defensive end. Displays tremendous lateral quickness and fast hands. Plays physically, but doesnt foul. Very intelligent in that way. Does a good job reading passers off the ball and jumping in front of telegraphed passes. Doesnt do a whole lot of rebounding. Very sound on the defensive end.
Offense: Gets almost half of his offense off of pick and rolls, with the rest of his opportunities coming from fast breaks and spot ups. Does what hes good at and nothing more. Wont force anything. Pretty shooting stroke with good range. Will knock down his spot up jumpers from beyond the arc and from the midrange. Isnt aggressive off the dribble. Looks to move the ball rather attack. Great passer and steady ball handler. Not flashy, but efficient. Limited by his athleticism as a finisher, but isnt going to try and make a play at the rim unless he feels he has space. Lights out from the foul line. High basketball IQ. Knows how to create passing angles. Runs the pick and roll effectively with easy.
Defense: A defensive liability in many situations due to his lack of athleticism. Doesnt have the quickness to stay in from of quicker guards or the strength to defend the post. Wont create a lot of turnovers. Will scrap for loose balls. Not a very good rebounder. Has a hard time closing out shooters and bothering players that pull up over him. Will give his best effort hawking the ball up and down the floor, but doesnt have the physical assets to capitalize on his great attitude. Can match up very well with similarly gifted players.
Offense: Gets about a quarter of his offense off of post ups with the rest of his offense coming from his effort off the ball. Wont take a lot of jumpers, but can hit from the midrange. Shoots the ball with his elbow out to the side and brings it up from his hip. Decent foul shooter. Wont put the ball on the floor to get by his man. Shows some decent post moves. Has the strength to create space to get the ball at the rim. Has a tough time against taller players who wont let him gain position. Will use fakes to get his man into the air after he uses his dribble. Draws a lot of contact. Makes some mistakes as a passer. Runs the floor hard when he sees an opportunity to get an easy basket. Tremendous offensive rebounder. Finishers a lot of second chance opportunities. Still has a lot of room to grow as a player.
Defense: May be strong enough to be a good defender, but absolutely has to cut down on his fouls. Has stunted his development by being too aggressive on the defensive end. Needs to learn to stay on his feet and not go after fakes. Displays the strength and foot speed to be a passable defender, but makes too many mistakes. Does a good job of cleaning the glass. Can throw his weight around, but needs to be more disciplined when his man has the ball.
Offense: A crafty, versatile offensive player who has really come into his own. Has a high basketball IQ and supreme size at his position. Gets one quarter of his offense as a spot up shooter and another quarter in transition. Does most of his damage as a jump shooter. Has a very fundamental stroke and shows great footwork out on the perimeter. Great catch and shoot player. Very good from beyond the arc. Shows great consistency off the dribble. Likes to pull up when driving right. Not a very good finisher at the rim. Lacks the strength to lay the ball in with contact. Gets to the line at a decent rate. Shoots a very respectable percentage. Great ball handler and passer for his size. Will drive and dish periodically. Will get a little bit too aggressive with his dribble sometimes. Isnt strong enough to recover the ball when he loses it. Very nice offensive option.
Defense: A heady defensive player who doesnt have the physical assets to be a standout, but is big and smart enough to get by. Displays good help side fundamentals. Reads ball handlers extremely well when he is playing off the ball. Will make an effort to use his length to deny penetration, but he is susceptible to both quicker and stronger players. Wont leak out in transition. Does his best to help with rebounding duties. Very disciplined defender. Not dynamic, but wont make many mistakes either.
Offense: Classic hustle player in the post. Gets most of his touches off of offensive rebounds, cuts, and pick and rolls. Will get spot up chances from time to time. Shows a consistent midrange stroke. Doesnt get a lot of elevation, but shoots the ball with a lot of arch. Wont shoot outside of his range. Decent finisher at the rim. Not great with his left hand. Isnt going to put the ball on the floor. Moves very well off the ball. Great offensive rebounder. Sets good screens. Runs the floor hard. Provides a nice compliment to Jermaine ONeal.
Defense: A terrific defender who really gives a great effort to shut his man down. Does a good job deny post entry passes and jumping into position when the ball is entered. Can step out and guard most centers that float out to the midrange. Shows nice lateral quickness for his position. Will slide over and help out when his teammates get beat off the dribble, but isnt a threat to reject many shots. Goes straight up rather than attempting to challenge players at the rim. Tremendous rebounder. Boxes out on every possession. Gets minutes because he is a defensive workhorse.
Offense: Provides some nice versatility off the bench. Handles the ball well, displays good court vision, and can knock down open jumpers. Has an effective compact stroke. Isnt terribly consistent or assertive from the outside. Looks to pass rather than shoot, something that isnt ideal in an NBA swingman. Moves very well without the ball. Rebounds well due to his strength. Pretty good finisher at the rim for the same reason. Needs to be aggressive and show what he can do when he gets the chance.
Defense: A very solid defender who doesnt take very many risks. Has all the makings of a good defender in terms of athleticism, quickness, and strength. Shows good discipline as well. Needs more playing time to improve his awareness. Able to deflect passes due to his explosiveness and length. Wont get many strips or block many shots. Not aggressive, but sound across the board. Good rebounder.
Offense: Gets one third of his offense in spot up opportunities where he can make a play. Gets a significant number of touches in transition as well. Very consistent shooting stroke. Capable of hitting off balance shots with a hand in his face. Shoots a very good percentage from three point range. Good shooter off the dribble as well. Prefers to get to the rim though. Handles the ball reasonably well for a player his size. Solid passer as well. Will makes some bad passes sometimes. Hard to stop in one-on-one situations. Good offensive rebounder. Gets to the line at a very high rate and shoots an impressive percentage. Needs to work on finishing at the rim with contact since he draws so much of it. Very versatile and talented player.
Defense: A solid defender who can defend both forward spots rather effectively. Has the quickness to step out and defend most small forwards on the perimeter, but has trouble against players with elite foot speed. Can also mix it up underneath and hold his own against stronger players on the block. Shows good lateral footwork. Contests shots when he can. Does a good job of always getting a hand up. Will block some shots because of that. Scrappy when he can get a hand on the ball. Commits some unnecessary fouls when he has to defend the post, but since he isnt always asked to do that it isnt a problem. Rebounds at a good rate, and elevates to meet the ball in the air rather than staying on the floor and waiting for it to come to him.
Offense: Gets the vast majority of his touches one-on-one in the post. Will find other opportunities by being active off the ball. Wont take many jumpers. Shows a decent hook shot. Can finish with both hands. Raw post skills. Likes to turn right when hes on the left block. Goes to the line at a good rate. Shoots an awful percentage. Good offensive rebounder. Gets quite a few putbacks. Shows a willingness to set good screens and move without the ball. Cant put the ball on the floor. Rather turnover prone.
Defense: Does a good job defending the post due to his size. Will have a tough time defending quicker centers, but can match up against most players he is asked to guard. Does a good job rebounding his area, but has a hard time adjusting to offensive players crashing the glass. One of most foul prone players in the League. Doesnt show good discipline. Needs to learn to go straight up. Could stand to lose some weight to improve his lateral quickness.
Offense: Gets almost half of his offense as a spot up shooter. Displays tremendous range on his jumper. Very fluid shooting stroke for a player his size. Possesses three point range. Shoots a solid percentage from downtown. Good ball handler for his height. Scores effective off the dribble. Can pull up from in close or finish at the rim with consistency. Not very effective from the midrange. Very good in transition. Great trailer. Doesnt post up very often. Good offensive rebounder. Goes to the line at a decent rate. Shoots a good percentage. Nice complimentary post player.
Defense: A passable defensive player who tends to focus on rebounding above other areas. Rebounds his area well, but isnt athletic enough to clean the glass outside of his immediate vicinity. Has a hard time keeping up with quicker and more explosive power forwards. Has adequate lateral quickness, but can get beaten off the dribble. Shows good discipline defending the post. Wont block many shots, but will go straight up on shooters when he can.
Ronald Flip Murray
Offense: A talented offensive player who can be highly effective when he has the green light. Solid overall offensive skill set. Gets most of his shots off of isolations, pick and rolls, fast breaks, and spot ups. Very solid shooting stroke. Shot selection on the other hand is questionable. Not efficient, but can put points on the board over the course of a game. Takes too many threes given his below average results from deep. Doesnt shoot a good percentage from the foul line either. Pretty good finisher. Tends to shoot more off the dribble than off the catch. Good at creating space, but will take shots without it too often. Good ball handler. Nice cross over. Quick enough to get to the basket. Will take quite a few shots from the paint each game. Good slasher. Volume shooter. A bit turnover prone compared to the rest of the Pistons role players.
Defense: Solid perimeter defender when he wants to be. Gets really aggressive and shows a good stance when he gets serious. Can guard both guards spots pretty well. Much better at covering shooting guards. Quick enough and strong enough to make it tough for players to get by him. Goes after deflections in passing lanes. Likes to get up the floor rather than stay back and rebound. Not afraid to initiate contact.
Offense: A great post player who has had a hard time putting up numbers like he used to. Gets more than half of his offense in the post. Will receive some drive and dish passes as a spot up shooter too. Great shooting stroke for a player his size. Doesnt have three point range, but comes pretty close. Has a very high release. Likes to post up on the right block and turn over his right shoulder to his fadeaway jumper. Consistent turnaround. Hasnt been playing very efficiently on the offensive end. Shooting percentages are low. Average passer. Will make some mistakes with the ball. Gets to the line at a high rate and shoots a decent percentage. Not getting nearly as many touches as he used to. Plays more efficiently when he gets the ball more often.
Defense: One of the Leagues best shot blockers due to his length and athleticism. Blocks quite a few shots when defending his man one-on-one. Will rotate over from the weak side to make plays as well. Can step out and defend midrange shooters. Still commits some fouls by being too aggressive, but hes not the liability that he was early in his career. Great rebounder, although his production here fell off dramatically in 07/08. Will always make an effort to get a hand up. Plays good defense for a player that historically has to carry the load on the offensive end.
Overview: A slightly undersized shooting guard who used a fine season in the NBADL to earn an NBA contract. Lacks ideal height for a wing, but has good size for the point, where he plays from time to time. Shows good quickness and burst, but isnt an explosive leaper. Handles the ball well. Capable of knocking down shots from the perimeter. A sound hustle player more than anything else. Didnt have a terribly distinguished career at Houston, but was a good player after transferring from Indiana. Not a true point guard, but can moonlight at the position. An extremely hard worker. Always gives his all. May have to prove himself again as a free agent this offseason.
Offense: Gets about half of his offense from spot ups and fast breaks. Very good catch and shoot player. Will knock down three pointers with impressive consistency. Not very effective off the dribble. Wont finish at the rim at a high rate either. Prefers to drive left. Decent ball handler. Can create for his teammates. Remains a bit turnover prone. Solid offensive rebounder for his position. Gets to the line at a good rate, but only shoots a decent percentage. Doesnt look to assert himself when hes in the game. More of a glue guy who knows how to move the ball and score when he has an open opportunity.
Defense: A talented athlete who gives most of his effort on the defensive end. Better at defending the point guard position due to the size advantage he enjoys over most of his matchups. Has the quickness to stay in front of many players. Will close out very hard. Doesnt give his man a lot of room to breathe. Contests shots, but doesnt commit many fouls. Great rebounder for his position. Will get on the floor for loose balls. Brings nice intangibles to the defensive end.
Offense: Gets about a third of his offense as a spot up shooter. Will float out the perimeter for shots in transition as well. Good catch and shoot player. Fluid stroke. Adequate ball handler. Not fancy. Tends to drive to the right. Likes to pull up instead of going to the rim. Rather effective off the dribble. Moves pretty well without the ball. Gets some easy baskets at the rim. Not very consistent from the foul line. Wont create his own shot for the most part. Doesnt crash the glass. Decent passer. Will turn the ball over from time to time. Can really help his team when if he hits his first shot. Heats up in a hurry.
Defense: Very average defensively. Wont always get in a good stance. Tends to take some plays off. Will make an athletic play occasionally. Better at covering shorter players than bigger forwards. Will never be asked to guard the best perimeter player on the floor. Could stand to give a better effort on the defensive end to augment his offensive skills.
Offense: Gets about a third of his offense running the pick and roll. Gets another fifth of his touches in spot up opportunities. Capable in transition as well. Possesses a decent shooting stroke, but isnt consistent. Shoots a poor percentage from three point range. More efficient off the dribble. Will pull up off the dribble, but wont connect at a high rate. Is better at finding lanes to the rim. Good finisher for his position. Gets to the line at a decent rate and shoots a mediocre percentage. Makes a living as a point guard. Great distributor. Will turn the ball over periodically, but is a tremendous ball handler. Rather creative. The same can be said for his passing. Knows how to get his teammates open. Needs to improve his consistency to match his quality point guard skills.
Defense: A very scrappy on the ball defender who shows a lot of toughness. Doesnt have ideal quickness, but uses his body to deny penetration. Gets in a low stance and shows good defensive footwork. Will hawk the ball the length of the floor. Tends to reach from time to time. Gets his hands on the ball when his man makes the mistake of showing it to him. Displays good tenacity. Uses his size advantage to contest shots. Good rebounder as well.
Offense: Gets about a quarter of his offense as a spot up shooter, but also makes significant contributions in transition as the ball handler in pick and roll situations. Shows a nice looking shooting stroke, but has had a very hard time maintaining his consistency. Needs more touches to be efficient. Has three point range, but doesnt shoot a very good percentage from that range. Not the most consistent shooter off the dribble either. Possesses a nice midrange game. Sound ball handler who tends to drive right significantly more frequently than left. Makes good decisions when he gets a step. Runs the pick and roll well, and has the ability to function as a primary ball handler. Wont hesitate to defer to his teammates. Does a decent job finishing at the rim despite his lack of size and explosiveness, but that is primarily because he knows how to pick his spots and draw contact. Very good free throw shooter. A solid offensive option despite his recent shooting struggles. Improves the flow of the offense.
Defense: A steady defender who doesnt take a lot of risks. Lacks ideal size for a perimeter defender. Has to use his footspeed and leverage to be effective. Does good job staying in front of his man when he looks to drive, but has tough time defending elite athletes. Capable of defending the point guard position from time to time. Wont reach, but will get some steals by being scrappy when the ball gets loose. Solid rebounder for his size. Very sound on the defensive end.
Offense: A talented offensive player who can do a lot of damage around the rim as the Bucks primary post threat. Gets most of his offensive in post up situations, but also works off of cuts and on the offensive glass get touches. Displays tremendous touch around the rim. Capable of finishing over either shoulder, but likes to work over his right. Has all kinds of post moves, but tends to focus mainly on those that will get him room for his hook shot. Doesnt take many jump shots despite the fact that he displayed an effective jumper before being drafted. Very coordinated for a player his size. Can put the ball on the floor, but only drives left. Great passer. Does a good job working off his teammates in the post, and will get some shots off of block to block screens. Displays a very good understanding of offensive basketball. Uses his body well. Cleans the offensive glass at a good rate, thanks to his huge hands. Hasnt shown the midrange game that many expected him too, but is a very good player offensively nonetheless.
Defense: A decent defender who lacks the athleticism necessary to be a game changer. Will block some shots by virtue of his length and anticipation, but doesnt have the quickness to consistently challenge shots on the weak side. Commits quite a few fouls, but its hard to fault him for trying to be aggressive. Fights for position, and bring a solid effort level to the defensive end. Good rebounder. Grabs every loose ball that comes his way. Very sure handed.
Offense: A mediocre offensive post player who gets his offense almost exclusively from his effort off the ball. Does a very good job moving into position to grab offensive boards, getting into position to receive drive and dish passes, and rolling hard to the basket. Shows very little shooting touch, and his jumper simply isnt a part of his game. Proves to be a consistent finisher at the rim due to his athleticism and length. Does the little things on the offensive end to help it flow and seldom gets a play called for him. Runs the floor very hard and maintains a high energy level the entire time he is on the floor. Has essentially no discernable ball skills, but that isnt a requisite to be effective in his role.
Defense: A solid defensive player who can make an impact as a shot blocker. Makes an effort to contest as many shots as he can when hes on the floor. Often finds himself in foul trouble for that reason. Will get his hand on the ball pretty frequently when defending the paint. Decent rebounder. Uses his quickness to his advantage whenever he can.
Offense: A just-decent offensive player who doesnt do a whole lot of scoring. Gets most of his touches in spot up situations, but is also responsible for quite a bit of ball handling in transition and pick and roll situations. Displays a respectable right handed jumper that he has developed significantly since entering the League. Lacks ideal follow-through and elevation, but has become much more consistent from the outside. Becoming a solid three point shooter and a nice catch and shoot option. Decent shooter off the dribble. Wont put the ball on the floor all that often when he is looking to score. Likes to drive and dish. Will commit some turnovers, but is a pretty good decision maker. Not a very good finisher at the rim due to his lack of size and explosiveness. Doesnt shoot a very good percentage from the foul line either.
Defense: A very good defender who doesnt take a lot of risks. Displays very good fundamentals and great intensity, but lacks the dynamic athleticism to make plays on a regular basis. Can defend the shooting guard spot effectively, but can also guard point guards. Wont reach. Maintains a low stance and really works hard to stay in front of the ball. Wont lose his man in rotations. Not a great rebounder. Wont make many mistakes defensively, which is certainly a plus for him.
Offense: Does most of his damage in the post at this point, but also gets some spot, transition, and one-on-one opportunities. Displays essentially no catch and shoot game anymore. Only takes shots off the dribble inside the arc, and proves to be effective despite the lack of consistency his shooting form yields. Pretty average as a ball handler, and likes to go right. Uses his athleticism to his advantage in the post. Can get position and elevate over the outreached hands of defenders effortlessly. Tends to turn over his left shoulder to the point that hes rather predictable. Doesnt show great touch in the post, but makes some tough shots. Very good in transition due to his ability to run the floor. One of the most explosive finishers in the game. Will dunk everything when he gets a step to the rim. Solid offensive rebounder. Has had a harder time on the offensive end recently. Scoring is down, but efficiency is up, as is his assist to turnover ratio.
Defense: A capable defender who can make plays by virtue of his tremendous athleticism. Will block some shots and deflect some passes due to his explosiveness and amazing leaping ability. Will give a solid effort defensively, but could a great defender if he truly dedicated himself to that end. Could be much more active as a rebounder given his athleticism.
Offense: One of the games most prolific shooters and the focal point of everything Milwaukee does offensively. Gets a fifth of his touches in one-on-one situations with a significant number of opportunities coming from pick and rolls, off and screens, and in spot up opportunities as well. Has one of the quickest, purest, and most consistent releases in the League. Seems to just fling the ball from above his head at the rim given the speed with which he shoots. One of the best catch and shooter players around. Displays tremendous range and very good perimeter footwork. Takes a lot of threes. Simply lights out, even with a hand in his face. Great midrange shooter as well. Solid ball handler, who can get to the rim since the defense has to respect his shot. Isnt the best finisher due to his lack of ideal athleticism, but draws a lot of contact and goes to the line at a very high rate. Great foul shooter. Knows how to work off the ball and proves to be a pretty effective drive and kick player. Has the killer instinct that prolific shooters need to have to be as productive as he is. Always in attack mode. Thrives off of defensive mistakes.
Defense: An average defender who lacks the quickness to be very effective. Wont be asked to guard an opponents best offensive player. Has a tough time staying in front of quicker guards. Will use his strength to deny penetration when he can. Shows the ability to play sound defense, but it simply isnt what makes him a special player. Will get some steals by playing aggressively in passing lane periodically. Shows a willingness to help out on the glass as well.
Offense: A mediocre offensive player who gets his offense exclusively from hustle plays. Gets most of his touches off of cuts and offensive rebounds. Shows no discernible jump shot. This lack of touch translates to the foul line where he shoots an incredibly poor percentage. Wont put the ball on the floor to score. Doesnt show any one-on-one skill. Purely functions as a role player. Does the dirty work inside. Will finish at a high rate when he does get the ball near the rim. Runs the floor hard. Sets good screens. Cleans the offensive glass at a very respectable rate. Not afraid to initiate contact at the rim. Not glamorous, but knows his role and sticks to it.
Defense: A solid defender who will make an effort to keep his man off the block. Doesnt have the strength or athleticism to always make that work. Will scrap for loose balls in the paint. Gets his hands of quite a few. Will block a few shots by virtue of his length and effort. Wont give up anything easy at the rim. Decent rebounder. Very foul prone. Cant say anything negative about the effort he brings. Incredibly high energy.
Offense: A solid offensive player who will need time to turn back into the player he was before his knee injury. Has asserted himself more as the season has gone on. Gets almost half of his touches in spot up situations, but also proves effective in one-on-one and post up situations. Displays a pretty consistent jumper with range out past the three point line. Pretty good catch and shoot player. Will do quite a bit of damage pulling up off the dribble as well. Decent ball handling ability. Tends to drive left more often than right. Very good midrange game. Lacks a great first step or incredible explosiveness. Has a tough time finishing at the rim, and doesnt do a very good job drawing contact to compensate for that. Not a great foul shooter. Provides a nice scoring presence off the ball, but will need time to rediscover the one-on-one skills that he was developing. Doesnt make many mistakes, which allows him to make an impact even as he continues to find his game.
Defense: A decent defender who is a solid all around player. Uses his athleticism to his advantage when defending the perimeter. Does a good job sliding his feet to deny penetration. Will make an effort to read passers and create turnovers, but would rather stay solid that take an unnecessary risk. Cleans the glass occasionally, but likes to get up the floor when he feels his teammates have thing covered. Gets in a solid stance and plays a very sound brand of defense.
Offense: An average offensive player who doesnt get enough touches to show what he can do. Gets most of his offense from spot up opportunities, but will also makes some hustle plays and do a good job getting open off the ball. Displays a decent looking jumper, but appears to kick his legs out unnecessarily when he pulls up. Displays decent ball handling ability and can knock down some shots off the dribble. Has a quick first step, which makes him tough to keep out of the lane. Does a good job finishing at the rim, and has the explosiveness to beat the defense for easy baskets. Will turn the ball over by being overly aggressive with the ball.
Defense: A physical defender who wont hesitate to get in his mans jersey and give fouls when hes beat. Capable of defending both perimeter spots pretty effectively. Has the overall athleticism necessary to make his aggressive mentality a factor. Capable of sliding over an defending the power forward spot when the matchup isnt too physically lopsided. Wont hesitate to get low and try to push his man off the block. Very scrappy when there is a loose ball. Solid rebounder for his position. Brings the effort level required to be a spot specialist.
Offense: A solid offensive player who has the potential to be much better. Gets almost two fifth of his offense from spot up opportunities with sizeable portions coming from post ups and offensive rebounds as well. Displays a smooth, but inconsistent jumper outside with range out past the three point line. Has improved his range since entering the League, but the consistency is still pretty far off. Decent catch and shoot guy. Pretty solid shooter off the dribble as well. Tends to drive left way more often than right. Displays good ball handling ability, but is too loose when he is trying to break his man down. Shows solid back to the basket skills, but turns over his left shoulder too predictably. Proves to be a solid finisher at the rim when he can get to it. Can play above the rim on every possession. Pretty good offensive rebounder. Still developing his perimeter and post skills. Has the raw versatility to become a very good player down the line.
Defense: An average defender who has the athleticism to be a factor. Isnt as disruptive as he has the potential to be in the short-run. Displays very average intensity. Has the quickness to defend the perimeter and the size to defend the post. Doesnt have great success or hardship with either. Could be considered versatile in that way, but the results just arent there. Rebounds at only an average rate. Needs to be more disciplined and work harder to make an impact.
Offense: Does almost all of his damage offensively as a hustle player. Gets most of his shots from situations where he is working off the ball. Rolls to the basket hard after he sets screens. Does a very good job crashing the offensive glass as well. Displays decent touch on his jumpers. Can function as a catch and shoot in limited touches in the midrange. Quite a finisher at the rim. Knows how to get open and often finishes without a lot of defense around him. Goes to the line a decent clip for a role player. Shoots a surprisingly solid percentage. Does a good job fighting for position. Wont do anything impressive, but will make the plays that he should make.
Defense: A decent defender who is active enough to see minutes. One of the most foul prone players in the game. Lacks the foot speed to consistently defend the basket. Tends to reach and hack if he cant stay in front of the play. Will block a shot from time to time. Scrappy when the ball is pried loose at the rim. Lacks the athleticism to be an impact defender. Decent rebounder. Needs to cut down on his fouling.
Offense: The driver behind a great deal of Milwaukees offensive success. Gets most of his touches running the pick and roll and pushing the ball in transition. Proves capable as a spot up shooter as well. Displays a consistent shooting stroke with three point range, although he can still stand to improve here. Has become a very dangerous catch and shoot player. Good shooter off the dribble as well. Tends to go to the rim when driving right and pull up when driving left. Shows good touch around the basket. Finishes with a lot of creativity. Doesnt deal well with contact, but can usually avoid it. Goes to the line at an average pace, something he should definitely work on. Shoots a very good percentage. Makes a living as a point guard. Does almost all of the ball handling for Milwaukee. Routinely gets his teammates involved and create open shots for others. Very good ball handler and passer, even if hes more of a scorer than a facilitator. Will break his man down off the dribble and drop the ball off to the open man when the defense collapses.
Defense: Has average physical tools here due to his lack of size and bulk. Effort wavers at times. Can put good pressure on the ball when needed, but lacks a degree of lateral quickness to avoid getting beat off the dribble. Struggles after taking the initial bump from stronger guards. Not much of a rebounder at his position. A bit lackadaisical closing out shooters at times.