They are a complete mess right now, though. I am most familiar with Jameer, as I see him taking a big shit on my fantasy team every game, and Dwight's inconsistency. Howard is an animal, when teams have no physical presence to speak of. Put him against even a mediocre big man who at least does some squats once in a while and he is invisible. He should be amongst the 5 best players in the game, along with LeBron, Kobe, Paul, and... well, I'm not exactly sure who the 4th guy is. Maybe Melo, soon to be Durant, but that's another topic. No, wait, it's still Tim Duncan.
We've seen, as e0 has pointed out several times, that Howard and SVG have been losing their shit all season about how the officials are out to get Dewey. But it's nonsense, dude is not called like Shaq used to be. Add that he got, or at least should have gotten, a reputation as a dirty elbow thrower in the playoffs last year and I can't blame the refs for calling him closely. It's maybe too close, but it's not to the point where they should be hysterical about it after every foul out.
Now Lewis is making a little noise. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/o ... 1728.story
The addition of Carter — who leads the team in scoring (17.4) and shots attempted (487), by far — has affected Lewis as has a team-wide offensive malaise.
"You look at the stat sheet, it kind of speaks for itself every night. I think in order for me to have a good game I have to make every shot, every last one of them. Because I'm not getting very many of them," said Lewis, an edge to his voice. "Guys coming off the bench are getting more shots. There's nothing I can do about it. …
"I don't think were just playing with a good rhythm on the offensive end as a team."
Rashard, you are averaging the second most shots on the team behind Vince. No one off the bench is within 3 FGA's per game of you.
Lots of people here questioned whether Vince could fit in, even as 90% of the media was fellating Orlando for the deal. But he is taking 15.0 shots per game, while shooting only 38.9%. That's the lowest percentage on the entire roster. And it's not close. Jameer and Rashard are both at 42.2%, and everyone else is higher. Worse, Carter is taking 4.7 (!) 3's per game and is only at 30.3 (!). He has an abhorrent adjFG% of 43.6% (this stat adjusts FG% for 3s). Jameer is the only other guy on the roster below 50%. Yikes.
I would suggest that SVG take a page from Rick Adelman on how to deal with that family of losers and staple Vince's ass to the bench. Hell, they at least went 2-1 in the 3 games he recently missed. They are 0-5 in the last 5 with him.