Minnesota Timberwolves: What Every Backup MUST Work On
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff..
PG: JJ Barea- Efficiency
- With Luke Ridnour gone, the backup point guard spot is now Barea’s alone and he is already a solid distributor and is an excellent offensive player, but he has always been inefficient. His 34.6% three point shooting is nice, but he must do better than the 41.7% field goal shooting of last season. He needs to become a more efficient scorer if he wants to truly be this team’s top sixth man. At least he’s better than the next guard in this regard….
G: Alexey Shved- Efficiency
- Shved showed very nice distribution skills and likes to attack which is nice, but he was one of the most inefficient NBA players last season. He can score the ball, but must do better than 37.2% from the field and 29.5% from three. He sure likes to shoot and has shown the ability to score, but if he wants to become a legitimate rotation player in the NBA, he must be more efficient fr...