New Orleans Pelicans: What All Second Stringers MUST Work On
By Justin Lanoff: Hoopstuff Writer
PG Brian Roberts: Increase Offensive Production
While reading this article, the average NBA fan, and maybe even the average Pelican fan, will type this name into Google, to try and see if they recognize him in the least. These fans’ memories will be immediately refreshed when they stumble upon the dozens of articles raving about Roberts’ single fantastic game last season, where he dished out an incredible 18 assists to defeat the Denver Nuggets, snapping their then, 15 game winning streak. Despite being commonly known solely for this performance, Roberts showed that he has the skill to compete in the NBA. Last season, his first professional season on American soil (played overseas previously), Roberts impressed in his limited 17.0 minutes per game, dropping an average of 7.1 points, while posting a solid 14.65 PER. Now all of this seems quite impressive, but to no avail, as he had little ...