The Sacramento Kings are a top 10 shooting team in the NBA this season. They have four above average scorers plus a big man who is playing well for a rookie. And despite his poor shooting Rajon Rondo's passing ability has helped his teammates get better looks at the basket.
In addition to their shooters they have a star center who is scoring at an exact league average pace.
DeMarcus Cousins' 27 points per game looks great on the surface but scales back to just OK when his large volume of shot attempts are accounted for.
Here are The Kings nine rotation players ranked by their 'Points Above Average'. This metric compares a players points scored versus expected points scored based on his number of shot attempts.
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Note that Casspi and Collison combined have scored more points than Boogie while taking 57 fewer shots.
Again, Cousins has been fine but is it possible that Sacramento could become a great offensive team if a few hundred of his shots were distributed among Casspi, Collison, Cauley-Stein and McLemore?