Players on teams not contending for a playoff spot usually don’t warrant much attention, but while the Nets’ forward Kris Humphries isn't a household name, he’s has quietly become one of the most underrated big men in the NBA.
Humphries doesn’t get on the nightly highlight reel on Sports Center, but he doesn’t need to. Humphries scores his points through doing dirty work and contributes through stats that often never make their way on the stat sheet.
Often disregarded by the opposition, Humphries always comes out of nowhere to make a block on an opponent that thinks he has a clear path for a score.
Here are the reason why the other 29 teams in the NBA will have to take Humphries into consideration when they play against the Nets.