Found January 12, 2013 on Celtics Life:
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Courtney Lee has all the makings of your average player. He has never had a PER over 13 (League-average is around 15). He has hovered around league-average efficiency throughout his entire career. He always had a rep of a very good defender, but certain stat heads said he was merely average. All of these things may or may not be true. But one thing is for certain. I love him on this team. I first learned about Lee when he came to New Jersey. He played there for a season, and took the most shots per game in his career (10.9). He also shot a career-worst percentage from 3-point territory (.338%). He was unable to be successful due to how awful his teammates were and how much attention he received because of it. Lee's best year was actually his rookie season with Orlando and it is pretty obvious why. Dwight Howard and an underrated supporting cast helped take pressure off of him. That is why the fit seemed so perfect with Boston this year. He would be, at best, the 5th option on t...
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