Dinwiddie joined the Lakers and averaged 12.6 points and 6 assists this season.

2024-02-12 14:01

Dinwiddie joined the Lakers and averaged 12.6 points and 6 assists this season.

According to reports on February 12 , free agent Spencer Dinwiddie will join the team. The guard who played for the Nets this season has attracted the attention of the team with his comprehensive basketball skills and outstanding performance. According to analysis by NBA salary expert Yossi Gozlan , the Lakers management provided Dinwiddie with the remainder of a mid-level exception contract as salary.

 

This season, Dinwiddie's performance in the Nets is quite eye-catching. He averaged 12.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 6 assists per game, bringing all-round support to the team. The free agent has started all of the past 48 games, demonstrating his leadership and versatility on the court.

 

Before the trade deadline, Dinwiddie was traded to the Raptors by the Nets, but was subsequently bought out by the Raptors and became a free agent. This makes Dinwiddie one of the most high-profile free agents in the market. Teams such as the Lakers and Mavericks expressed strong interest in him. In the end, Dinwiddie chose to join the Lakers, his hometown team he had dreamed of since childhood. This was undoubtedly an important milestone in his basketball career.

 

The Lakers management is confident in Dinwiddie's joining. As an all-around defender, Dinwiddie not only has excellent scoring ability, but also has excellent organization and passing skills. He has played relatively long time, has rich experience on the court, and is a player who can step up at critical moments. The team believes his addition will provide the Lakers with more depth and diversity options in the backcourt.

 

So far this season, Dinwiddie has averaged 30.7 minutes per game, contributing 12.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, 6 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocks. His scoring and assist data show his all-round ability on the offensive end, while his steals and blocks show his active performance on the defensive end. Although the shooting rate was 39.1% , the three-point shooting rate reached 32% , and the free throw shooting rate was as high as 78.1% . This shows that he can achieve something in different positions.

 

The Lakers are full of expectations for the joining of this local player. Dinwiddie has played for many teams in his past career, and the Lakers will be the fifth stop of his career. For the Los Angeles native, being able to represent his hometown team is undoubtedly a wish come true. Lakers fans are full of expectations for Dinwiddie's performance in the Lakers, hoping that he can form a better understanding with other core players of the team and bring more exciting moments to the team's future games.

 

Overall, the addition of Dinwiddie has injected new vitality into the Lakers and provided more options for the team's backcourt. Fans are full of expectations for the Lakers to show a better state in the next games. The Lakers will also use Dinwiddie's comprehensive strength to strive to go further in this season's competition.