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Old 02-22-2011, 04:20 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MikeToronto View Post
Interestingly enough, DeRozan is not a good in-game dunker. Fabulous champs of the past, like MJ, Dr. J, Wilkins, VC as well as the modern stand-outs like Howard or ...gasp... Griffin dunk a lot in games, while DeRozan, frankly, finishes fairly weak around the rim, especially in traffic. Could that have been the real reason?
Well DD, Dwight, and Blake play different positions. DD's main focus this year was be a second option and improve his mid range game than dunking. Plus its harder to dunk from the SG position than from the PF or C position imo. Plus you don't need to have creative dunks to win a game, just more points than your opponent. Plus I don't think they factored how good of a dunker they are in a game into the competition.
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