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Should Biedrins pass or shoot?



Maybe some of you stat geniuses out there can provide some real data on this: I am wondering if it makes more sense strategically for Biedrins to shoot or pass when he gets the ball in the paint.

Tonight may be a bad time to test this theory with Howard's blocking ability, but I have a feeling that Biedrins would get fouled on at least 50% of his shots if he really powered towards the hoop without a fear of free throws.

Whether he makes the free throws or not is inconsequential for this discussion, what I am looking at is him puting the opposing big man in foul trouble and potentially changing the game.

Maybe we score 8 fewer points per game as a result of Biedrins offensive ineptitude, but the opposing team gets fewer rebounds and blocks as a result of their big man being in foul trouble tilting the balance in our favor. Is there a way to do the math on this?

This FanPost is a submission from a member of the mighty Golden State of Mind community. While we're all here to throw up that W, these words do not necessarily reflect the views of the GSoM Crew. Still, chances are the preceding post is Unstoppable Baby!

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