Diversification of Quinn Cook's Game Leading Him to Great Heights

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Diversification of Quinn Cook's Game Leading Him to Great Heights
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A lot has been made of Seth Curry taking the ball to the hole more this season compared to last, this being the reason for his increase in points and efficiency. While this is a convenient narrative, the data doesn’t back it up. Last season, Seth shot 47% of his shots from beyond the arc, while this season he’s shot almost exactly the same — 47.2%. If this same point was made in the 2011 season, it would be highly accurate. That’s when the true transformation happened in Curry’s game. He went from taking 63% of his shots from 3-point land in his 2nd season to 47%. Take a look at his shooting charts of the 2010 (left) and 2011(right) seasons via scacchoops.com...

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