Spurs: Keldon Johnson's stats on basket drives are insane

Keldon Johnson, Grayson Allen
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3. Dejounte Murray

Although his team-leading 43 total drives are good for 14th in the league, early returns from Dejounte Murray's forays into the lane haven't been good. He's made just five of his 19 attempts (26.3%) on drives, which is easily the worst on the team. He also yet to get to the free throw line at all on drives and has turned the ball over three times.

As one of the leading ball-handlers and the team's offensive engine at point guard, Murray's 1.7 assists per game off drives could stand to be much higher, but much of that is due to slow shooting starts from guys like Bryn Forbes and Lonnie Walker.

Given there are only three games to draw data from, none of this is too concerning yet, but the fact that Murray hasn't gotten to the line at all on drives might be the biggest concern if there is one. His career average is a lowly 1.7 free throw attempts per game and with DeMar DeRozan now gone, that will need to see an increase this season.

San Antonio is averaging just 12.7 free throw attempts per game, which is 28th in the league. The biggest area Murray could stand to focus on more is embracing contact in the paint to get some easy points.

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