A Closer Examination of Dwight Howard's Struggles on Offense in Game 1 | Magic Basketball

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May 17

A Closer Examination of Dwight Howard’s Struggles on Offense in Game 1

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Via ESPN Stats and Information:

During the first two rounds of the playoffs, Dwight Howard was a dominate force in the post. Howard entered Sunday leading the playoffs in field goal percentage on post-ups at 71.1 percent (27-38) (minimum 10 plays), scoring 78 points on 78 post-up plays. On Sunday, Superman was shut down by the Celtics as Howard shot 25 percent and scored 9 points on 13 post-up plays.

Post-up plays:

First 2 Rounds Sunday
Plays/game 9.8 13.0
FG Pct. 71.1 25.0
Pts/Play 1.00 0.69