2023 FIBA World Cup Notes: USA, Schroder, Ingram, kids, stars poor 3-point taking pictures – Mahaz News

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Notes on two quotes from Marc Stein’s Substack, Brandon Ingram, gifted younger gamers, and high PPG leaders who didn’t shoot it effectively behind the 3-point line.

  • “Schröder’s Germany won this event as a true T-E-A-M, too, replete with size, shooting, physicality, playmaking, defenders and, yes, continuity that USA Basketball can only dream about.” Germany clearly grasped the true that means of taking part in like a group due to many previous experiences alongside one another. However, it appeared to me like Team USA was rapidly beginning to jell through the exhibition session (5-0 file), and all I assumed they wanted to do earlier than the World Cup was tackle a couple of key points that largely concerned communication and execution on each ends. It would have been unimaginable if Anthony Edwards’ offense and Jaren Jackson Jr.’s protection merely received them Gold, however at simply 22 and 23 years of age (Jackson turned 24 on September fifteenth), that’s very laborious to do, particularly when the remainder of the roster apart from a pair guys truly knew/embraced their roles (half their fault/half Steve Kerr & the teaching employees).
  • “It must be especially sweet for Schröder, who has heard little else in recent years apart from scorn for his decision to bypass on a reported contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2020-21 season worth in excess of $80 million. As recently as a year ago, Schröder was leading Germany to a third-place finish at EuroBasket without an NBA contract. He wound up re-signing with the Lakers entering last season for the veteran minimum.” Dennis Schroder’s MVP efficiency on the World Cup is certainly making that two-year, $26 million contract from the Toronto Raptors look price it proper now. A deal for that form of cash realizing how mediocre he’s been within the playoffs since 2020 (40.1% FG/30.9% 3-PT) is one thing I don’t know if any of the 29 different NBA groups would have finished, so let’s hope Dennis’ shut relationship with head coach Darko Rajakovic/current play will translate to success in Toronto.
  • Brandon Ingram sadly went by means of a really bizarre expertise for Team USA. He appeared able to embrace his function in my view, however head coach Steve Kerr took him out of the beginning lineup for Josh Hart. I assumed BI was a real professional throughout the entire course of and didn’t wrestle as a lot as many are making it out to be (48.4% FG).
  • Four youthful gamers that I wasn’t too conversant in who caught my consideration had been Finland’s Miro Little (19 years outdated), Iran’s Mohammad Amini (18 years outdated), Japan’s Yuki Kawamura (22 years outdated), and South Sudan’s Khaman Maluach (turned 17 years outdated on September 14th). 
  • Hopefully high 2023 FIBA World Cup performers like Luka Doncic (Slovenia/Dallas Mavericks), Jordan Clarkson (Philippines/Utah Jazz), Lauri Markkanen (Finland/Utah Jazz), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Canada/Oklahoma City Thunder), Josh Giddey (Australia/Oklahoma City Thunder), and Anthony Edwards (United States/Minnesota Timberwolves) can discover their three-point stroke as soon as the NBA season begins. 
  • Stats: Doncic- 27.0 PPG/32.4% 3-PT, Clarkson- 26.0 PPG/29.3% 3-PT, Markkanen- 24.8 PPG/25.0% 3-PT, Gilgeous-Alexander- 24.5 PPG/30.0% 3-PT, Giddey- 19.4 PPG/16.7% 3-PT, Edwards- 18.9 PPG/31.1% 3-PT

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