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De’Anthony Melton’s Big Night

Unbelievable », « A hell of a night for him », « This guy is awesome “… The compliments of the Sixers in the direction of De’Anthony Melton are raining. Logic, against the Lakers tonight, the back had his best career outing.

He’s having an incredible season and if anyone deserves a night like this, it’s him. He works really hard, and plays well. I’m really happy for him Congratulates his teammate, Matisse Thybulle

Reintroduced in the five with the injury of Tyrese Maxey, the former Grizzlies player is already surfing on his best career season before tonight. Facing the Lakers, he chained “catch-and-shoot” on “catch-and-shoot”, thanks to the spaces opened by James Harden and Joel Embiid.

We have so many guys getting attention that it opens up space for others. Tonight was my night. My teammates kept finding me and I just kept going into open spaces “.

Reputed to be a solid shooter over his last two seasons (39% from 3-pointers), he exploded his personal counters with 33 points at 11/16 on shots, including a superb 8/12 from behind the arc. ” Honestly, in attack, my teammates found me. Some of those passes, I couldn’t believe them, but they were coming. (The Lakers) kept leaving me open and i kept shooting and shooting with confidence », Displays the player.

Doc Rivers was also impressed with his rookie’s shooting quality. But not only : ” His hands. I think we deflected 53 balls and I know he made half of them. Literally half of our balls deflected. […] His blocking was incredible, the interceptions, the cross pass where he jumped and caught it, I tell you: it’s rare and he was amazing for us. “Result, seven interceptions on the counter!

So much so that Tobias (Harris) is convinced: “ We wouldn’t have won this game without him. »

De’Anthony Melton Percentage Bounces
Season Crew GM Minimum Shots 3 points LF Off Def Early pd party Int bp CT Points
2018-19 PHX 50 20 39.1 30.5 75.0 0.5 2.2 2.7 3.2 2.3 1.4 1.5 0.5 5.0
2019-20 SAME 60 20 40.1 28.6 76.9 0.7 3.0 3.7 2.9 1.8 1.3 1.4 0.3 7.6
2020-21 SAME 52 20 43.8 41.2 80.4 0.6 2.5 3.1 2.5 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.6 9.1
2021-22 SAME 73 23 40.4 37.4 75.0 0.9 3.6 4.5 2.7 1.8 1.4 1.5 0.5 10.8
2022-23 PHL 22 29 40.4 35.8 66.7 1.2 3.3 4.5 3.4 2.2 2.1 1.8 0.5 10.9
Total 257 21 40.9 36.0 76.0 0.7 2.9 3.7 2.9 1.9 1.4 1.5 0.5 8.6

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