Kwhi Leonard, the July blocker sent Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for DeMozan DeMozan, the world of NBA – including DeRozan himself – in a state of shock.
At the place and place, the competitors Raptors championship and gave all the stars to San Antonio Spurs to use alongside LaMarcus Aldridge.
Now, more than four months are taken from the trade in the NBA 2018-19 season quarter quarter, let's compare how Leonard and DeRozan develop with their new clubs:
|Kawhi Leonard||DeMar DeRozan|
|Records by game||33.3||36.6|
|Points per game||24.7||24.7|
|Helps per game||3.0||6.3|
|Field goal percentage||47.5||48.6|
|Percentage of three points||33.9||18.8|
|Percentage of throwing free||84.3||85.7|
|Steps per game||1.7||1.0|
|Blocks per game||0.5||0.3|
|Ships per game||2.1||2.5|
With both players excel in their new environment, it is safe to say that the trade has been a victory to both sides of this point.
Starting with the team's overall success, Leonard has helped move the Raptors to the best record in the NBA in 17-4. Expectations were just higher than the only franchise coming to Canada, and Nick Nyrs's club has lived up to the hype due to Leonard's contributions.
In an attempt to keep the old MVP Funds fresh, Toronto has chosen to rest Leonard in facing situations. As a result, it has only adapted it for 15 games and teams.
When it has been on the court, it comes as advertised. He scores at a strong, conflicting rate than ever before, making plays for team members and striking fear as opponents. Its shooting percentages fall from career norms, but they could really arise as it continues to become familiar and prolonged in its new environment and to give a famous third-party injury last season further and further behind to him.
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On the other side of the coin, DeRozan is in a new dress, but they have the same old reliable confidence with 20 games with Spurs. He leads his team scoring in a healthy 24.7 points per game, highlighting those points on shooting almost 49 percent of the floor – a very high career.
DeRozan plays its biggest records since the 2013-14 season and takes advantage of the seasonal increase. With the protection of the starting point of Spurs, Dejounte Murray, DeRozan rely on him as a facilitator more than ever. The 29-year-old is thriving with the extra responsibility, drawing out to the best career support 6.3 per game.
Although he is sure to enjoy individual success, DeRozan's Spurs is currently sitting on 10-10, which is good for ninth place at the West crowded Conference. A streak plays 21 years on the line, so San Antonio will need DeRozan to maintain its level of play each season to keep impressive stunning live.