inish at the r…m, but we didn’t know he could create his own shot a bit and shoot off the dribble as he did at SL. Svi is smallish and isn’t a good dribbler, and his size and lack of athleticism cost him on breaks or trying to finish at the rim. He’s still mostly just a shooter. But the Lakers don’t have many of those. Svi scored 16.6ppg and …
He looked solid in every facet of the game, and made a number of plays that indicate he’s going to be a very good NBA player:
- Grabbed a rebound, went coast to coast and Euro-stepped around a big for a layup.
- Played surprisingly good defense.
- Ran the floor well and should athleticism on alley oop passes.
- Made a number of complicated moves to get space and hit a variety of step back and pull up shots.
- Had a Ginobli assist, threading a pass between the opponent’s legs.