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Old 05-04-2012, 09:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Disagree. He's the same player as last year, the only difference is he got a lot more playing time and started this year. His game is still the same.

A guy like Pekovic should have won. He cut down his fouls by a huge percentage allowing him to not only stay on the floor, but look like an average defender, and he developed a really nice inside game and was a beast on the boards when he was healthy. HIS game went to another level this year vs last.

Improvement shouldnt be judged just by stats, but actual areas of their play improving, and I really dont believe Anderson improved in the facets he's weak in. He, like Turkoglu, benefited greatly from playing next to Howard and getting a TON of open shots and being hidden on defence. If his game improved so much, he wouldnt be averaging 7 pts, 5 boards on 31% shooting in these playoffs.
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