Garrett Temple was signed by the Wizards on Christmas Day due to injuries to John Wall, AJ Price, and Trevor Ariza, and turned out to be the gift that keeps on giving. Temple stepped in to his role right away and averaged 31 minutes over his first seven games.
The entire backcourt was bit by the injury bug at some point this past season and Temple was ready whenever his number was called. He brought a level of professionalism and a mentality of hard work to the team. He finished the year averaging 21 minutes per contest for the season and entrenched himself as part of the every day rotation.
Scoring: This maybe one of Garrett’s weakest skill sets. There were a lot of times when he looked tentative on the offensive end. That was probably due to the fact that he struggled with his shot at times, and shot just 40% on the season. One positive note is that he doesn’t have a penchant for taking bad shots.
Court Awareness: Garrett has great court awareness and always se...