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Dragic has the 14th highest PER in the entire league.
Compare these two point guards:
Player A: 21.6 PPG, 6.3 APG, 3.2 RPG, 42.8% FG, 36.2% 3-point FG, 20.43 PER
Player B: 20.4 PPG, 6.1 APG, 3.6 RPG, 51.1% FG, 41% 3-point FG, 22.86 PER
One of these players is an All-Star starter. The other didn't even make the team.
One is in the three-point contest. The other is not.
One is a household name. The other probably wouldn't even be recognized in public outside of Arizona.
Oh, shoot, did I give it away? Player B is the Suns' exciting point guard, Goran Dragic. The 27-year-old is quietly having his best season as a professional, and he has been incredibly efficient—especially when you compare him to Player A, Kyrie Irving.
When Eric Bledsoe went down roughly a month ago, the Suns' inspiring run was supposed to come to a screeching halt. However, Dragic has kept Phoenix very much alive in the Western Conference playoff picture.
In fact, Michael Dunlap of Yahoo Sports went as far as to question whether Dragic's impressive play could make Bledsoe expendable.
When you have a higher PER than guys like Paul George and Dwight Howard, but the majority of NBA fans have no idea what country you're from (Dragic is from Slovenia)...I think it's fair to say that you're underrated.