Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 3/27/12
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. One season after shooting nearly 50 percent from the floor (thriving in large part behind his familiar midrange game), Pierce entered Monday's game shooting a mere 35.8 percent (161-for-449) from beyond 3 feet this season, according to shot location info from HoopData. That includes only 32 percent from his typical midrange sweet spot (16-23 feet) and a mere 36.7 percent beyond the 3-point arc. Heck, Pierce isn't even finishing at the rim as well this year, his percentage down more than eight percent after shooting 70 percent there last season. And then you look at his scoring average: 18.6 points per game this season; 18.9 points last year. All while averaging 4.9 assists per game this season, flirting with a career high (5.1 in 2003-04). Yes, ever the NBA chameleon, Pierce isn't letting the injury woes th...
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