As I mentioned to you before, I was going to be starting a project on Player Skills Profile. Unfortunately, I made a little typo bug in that post. I said I’d be writing about their skills and their skills from last year. I am just going to do their skills, NOT their skills from last year. Sounds good? Good.
So let’s get this started.
Despite his small size at 6’0,” you might think he’ll have his shot blocked. No, not at all. Ford is simply just impossible to cover when he is going for a layup. Ford is also the fastest player in the NBA, which means he is explosive, which is another element to why he is just simply impossible to cover. Ford is also unstoppable when shooting from five-to-ten feet. He never misses a shot there.
Ford is great at handling the ball and is sometimes aggressive when he is playing some defense. Ford has definitely improved his game in every category. Take a look at this chart from 2007, thanks to ESPN.com:
|Largest right-left difference on 2-pointers, 2007-08|
|Player||Team||Pct. of FGA from right||Pct. Of FGA from left||Difference|
Pretty impressive, huh? Ford looks to be great coming into the 2009-10 season. Watch out, he may be impossible to st
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