San Antonio Spurs Season Review: Marco Belinelli

By George Middleton

Marco Belinelli was solid all season for the Spurs. His role with the Spurs at times was big and at times miniscule. Belinelli missed 20 games mostly because of a groin injury. In the playoffs Belinelli played his best basketball as he averaged 9.3 points on 47% threes. What did Belinelli do right and wrong this year? Find out below!

Despite missing 20 games with a groin injury Belinelli was rock solid in his role with the Spurs this season. His role of course is to hit treys off the bench. On the season Belinelli averaged 9.2 points and 1.5 assists. In terms of efficiency Belinelli shot 42% from the field and a respectable 37% from three. Belinelli only started 9 of the 62 games he played and he averaged 22 minutes a game, which explains his average numbers. As I mentioned before Belinelli played his best in the postseason when it mattered. Belinelli had 23 points (year high) in game six of the first round against the Clippers.. SG/SF. Offense. MARCO BELINELLI. C+

Defense. MARCO BELINELLI. C. Belinelli isn’t an elite defender but he is a “capable” one. The one true advantage that Belinelli possesses is that he can defend multiple wing spots, as he possesses length, which makes up for being 6″5. At times Belinelli is a key defender for the Spurs as <strong><a href=. SG/SF

SG/SF. Overall. MARCO BELINELLI. C. Belinelli can surely improve across the board in multiple stats, but his value to the Spurs is bigger than what the numbers indicate. When multiple Spurs (<strong><a href=

Below is a Belinelli highlights video uploaded by FreeDawkins. The video is of Belinelli’s highest scoring output of the season (23 points) against the Los Angeles Clippers in game six.