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Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Most overpaid player in the NBA: Rashard Lewis

Is Kevin Garnett still this good on defense or is Rashard Lewis just this bad?

Lewis:

Regular Season: 14.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 39% from 3 (Missed 10 games for testing positive for an elevated testosterone level)

First Round: 15.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, 46% from 3

Conference Semis: 17 points, 5.5 rebounds, 46% from 3

Through 2 games in the conference finals Lewis is averaging 5.5 points. He is shooting 25% from the field and 11% from  three (0-6 in Game 1). KG is doing a great job guarding him on the perimeter and forcing him to take difficult shots. Lewis averaged 20.4 points last year against the Celtics in the playoffs. The only difference is KG was not on the court last year.

Vince Carter has taken shots away from Lewis this season but that should be an excuse. Last season from March 21st on he attempted 14 or more shots 17 times. So far this season over the same time period he has yet to have a game with over 13 shot attempts. Lewis needs to have a breakout …

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