Kyle Korver's 3P% by Defender Proximity


by Kamil Skwarek on Mar 2, 2015 | Views: 381 | Score: 0
3P%Frequency of shot
0-2 Feet-Very Tight502.1
2-4 Feet-Tight43.920.8
4-6 Feet-Open51.730.3
6+ Feet-Wide Open53.521
%
Sources: stats.nba.com
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Kamil Skwarek
Kamil Skwarek on Mar 2, 2015 4:47 PM said:

Overall, 74.2% of Kyle Korver's shots are 3-point field goals. He shoots six threes a game, making them 50% of the time, but how does the proximity of Korver's defender effect his 3P%? When Korver is guarded tightly his 3P% drops to 43.9. Compare that to when he's left open or wide open, 51.7% and 53.5% respectively. When Korver has a defender 0-2 feet away he rarely shoots, it only accounts for 2.1% of his shots. Fun fact: Korver is assisted on 96% of his 3-point field goals.