Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/8/13
There’s some good news and some bad news for Gerald Wallace. The good news is that his game has never really been predicated on his ability to shoot the ball, so there are other aspects in which he can help the Brooklyn Nets win. The bad news is that his shooting has been so putrid in recent weeks, that he negatively affects the spacing on the floor and therefore has became an offensive liability. The Nets signed Wallace to a 4-year $40 million contract this past summer, and according to the NY Post, they’ve had to reduce his minutes due to him shooting 14.9 percent from 3-point range and 19.4 percent from anywhere outside 10 feet of the rim in the past 22 games. Wallace, has basically stopped shooting, and says that he’s doing that so he can stay on the floor. “My confidence is totally gone,” Wallace told The Post Saturday. “I’m just at the point now … I’m in a situation where I feel like if I miss, I’m going to get pulled out of the game, you know what I’m saying? So my whole conc...
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