Seriously, how many sfs or sgs shoot 40% from 3 on that many attempts? Its a 3pt league and a pf that can do that is a rare bird.
That is my point.
I think you missed my point. Doing what Anderson does is very, very rare. 25 Players in 30 years have done it. When your shooting ability puts your name in the company of Allen, Miller, Stojakovic, Curry, you're doing something very right.
Plus, like I said earlier, he opens up the floor. One big, rim protecting player is off by the three point line, unable to help on drives and in a poor position to rebound. If he cheats too much, then a deadly 3pt shooter gets a wide open look.
He offers an elite skill- why does position matter? Why does he have to fit into the traditional PF must bang and play in the paint role?
I know that Dirk is a great shooter, but he limits his 3pt shots and shoots better % accross the board (plus he gets to the line more)
Career TS% (True Shooting Percentage calculates shooting percentage adjusting for the value of free throws and three-point field goals.PTS / (2 * (FGA + 0.44 * FTA))- Dirk 58% Ryno 56%
Career eFG% (Measures field goal percentage adjusting for the fact that a 3-point field goal is worth one more point than a 2-point field goal.= ((FGM + (0.5 * 3PM)) / FGA)- Dirk 51% Ryno 53%
Because he is able to hit his 3PA at such a high rate, Anderson has been one of the most efficient offensive players in the entire NBA over the last 3 seasons.
Davis is either playing Center or on the bench. Two things I want nothing to do with
Meh. They don't have to play together all the time. And Davis doesn't have to guard the C.
Anderson really is a great complement for where Davis will be over the next 3-5 years. Davis will get bigger and he will get better. Larry Sanders plays center pretty damn well and is 235. Davis doesn't need to be a full time C, but he will certainly be able to play some minutes there.
That said, Anderson isn't untouchable. IF a good deal comes along, I have no problem moving him. But he's a very good NBA player just starting a very good contract.