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Can Malik Monk Fix The Philadelphia 76ers Shooting Woes?

February 16th, 2017 at 11:04 AM
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Nov 23, 2016; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats guard Malik Monk (5) goes up for a dunk against the Cleveland State Vikings in the second half at Rupp Arena. Kentucky defeated Cleveland State 101-70. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia 76ers are a team that sorely lacks a true outside shooting threat. Could picking Monk in the NBA Draft solve the teams sharp shooting woes?

Anyone who’s watched a Philadelphia 76ers game this year knows that the team sorely lacks a true outside shooting threat.

The team’s most consistent 3-point shooter this season is Ersan Ilyasova, the team’s starting power forward, who is averaging 38.1 percent on 5.7 attempts per game.

Of the team’s wing players, Gerald Henderson is shooting a team 40.6 percent from three, but only takes about two 3-point shots per game. Similarly, Robert Covington, a player many feel has 3-and-D potential, is …

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Tags: 76ers, Analysis/Opinion, NBA Draft

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