I got it. The evil coach held him down. If only he had gotten his real chance, he would have dominated this season. It's just the story of Evans' career. Dumb coaches don't know how to play him right or play him at the wrong position. He doesn't have enough talent around him. Or the injuries are holding him back. He doesn't really need a jump shot and he really does play good defense, just not in a good system that shows it.. One day it'll all come together for him..
The difference between him playing off the bench and 20mpg for 3/4 of the season vs. him playing 30+mpg and starting for 1/4 of the season.
BIG difference, his play along with AD are the reason why we even won that many games that late in the season. So yes, dumb coaching was a big factor.
Those 3 guys should be in their prime right now. How long do you think regular NBA careers are? If the average is around 10 or so (it's closer to 5 seasons), you should be in your prime around your 4th or 5th year then it stretches a couple of seasons. All 3 are past that. It's realistic or just a fact that they are pretty much what they are going to be. Perhaps they develop other parts of their games, but that'll be cause they loose speed and athleticism as they become older. It's a give and take. That's not improvement.
Reke is 24, 25 at season start
Jrue is 23, 24 at season start
Ryno is 25, 26 at season start
KD just turned 25 this past year (sept) and he's elevated his game a tad bit more as well. So since KD is the same age and played roughly the same, he's going to be on the decline real soon too right?
Chris paul is 29 in 2 days and he's still playing as efficient as he's ever been.
Lamarcus Aldridge is 27 and he's playing his best bball in his career this year.
Stephen Curry is 26, guess he's done too right?
Vince Carter played his best basketball til 30 and he was still efficient.
This post was edited on 5/4 at 3:10 pm