Former Michigan Wolverines basketball standout and present Miami Warmth beginning ahead and sharpshooter Duncan Robinson continues to set data within the NBA. A former undrafted free agent, Robinson grew to become the quickest participant to knock down 450 profession three-pointers in a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers April 3. His 3.5 made discipline objectives per recreation this season rank fifth within the league.
He has hit a number of three-pointers in 15 straight video games, which is the second-longest streak in Warmth historical past. Robinson’s file of 24 that he set final season tops the group’s file ebook for that class.
“It’s at all times humbling while you’re capable of write data on this league,” Robinson mentioned after the win over the Cavs. “I most undoubtedly have been a beneficiary of this present NBA, with the tempo and area and three-point taking pictures. However I simply strive to enter my job and let these data fall the place they could.”
Robinson struggled with confidence points earlier on in his NBA profession, however now he trusts himself to maintain taking pictures even when he isn’t hitting (as uncommon as which may be).
“Duncan is a really resilient man,” head coach Erik Spoelstra mentioned. “He can deal with it when pictures aren’t getting into. He’s going to stick with his course of. He actually works at it behind the scenes.”
Elsewhere within the NBA, former Wolverines are settling into their new groups, with three having been traded simply earlier than the March 25 deadline.
Moe Wagner was moved from the Washington Wizards to the Chicago Bulls, earlier than being shortly dealt to the Boston Celtics, the place he is averaging 1.6 factors, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists per outing in seven appearances.
Ignas Brazdeikis was moved from the New York Knicks to the Philadelphis 76ers, the place he is seen motion in a single recreation.
Maybe no one is extra proud of their new group, from a taking part in time perspective, than D.J. Wilson, who had solely gotten in 12 video games with the Milwaukee Bucks. He is now with the Houston Rockets and a key position participant off the bench. He has seen motion in 10 video games now for his new membership, averaging 5.5 factors and three.2 rebounds per tilt.
Under is an entire replace on each former Michigan Wolverine within the NBA.
Ignas Brazdeikis, Philadelphia 76ers
Performed in simply 4 video games for the New York Knicks and spent many of the season within the G-League, earlier than being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers on the deadline … Has seen motion in a single recreation for his new group, an April 4 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies wherein he grabbed two rebounds … The 76ers are on the prime of the Jap Convention standings with a 35-16 file.
Trey Burke, Dallas Mavericks
Scored three factors in three minutes in a win over the Boston Celtics March 31 … Notched two factors and one help in a win over the New York Knicks April 2 … Registered thrree factors in a win over the Washington Wizards April 3.
Didn’t play Monday in a win over the Utah Jazz (calf) and is questionable for Wednesday evening’s matchup in opposition to the Houston Rockets … Has appeared off the bench in 47 of the Mavericks’ 49 video games this season, and is averaging 14.5 minutes per outing … Posting 6.6 factors and 1.4 assists per evening, whereas taking pictures 44.7 p.c from the sphere and 37.3 p.c from three-point land … The Mavericks sit at seventh within the Western Convention with a 28-21 file.
Tim Hardaway Jr., Dallas Mavericks
Contributed seven factors, three rebounds and two assists in a win over the Boston Celtics March 31 … Scored 14 factors on 3-of-6 from past the arc and added three rebounds, one help and two steals in a win over the New York Knicks April 2 … Put up 16 factors, 4 rebounds and one steal in a win over the Washington Wizards April 3 … Had 16 factors, 5 rebounds and one help in a victory over the Utah Jazz April 5.
Has seen motion in 48 of the group’s 49 contests with 20 begins … Is averaging 16.5 factors per recreation on 44.8 p.c taking pictures from the sphere and 39.6 p.c from lengthy vary, whereas additionally contributing 3.5 boards and 1.7 assists per tilt.
Caris LeVert, Indiana Pacers
Registered 14 factors, six assists, one rebound and 4 steals in a loss to the Miami Warmth March 31 … Contributed 16 factors, 5 assists, 4 rebounds and two steals in a loss to the Charlotte Hornets April 2 … Exploded for 26 factors on 10-of-19 taking pictures, 9 assists, 4 rebounds and three steals in an additional time win over the San Antonio Spurs April 3 … Put up 20 factors, six rebounds and 5 assists in a loss to the Chicago Bulls April 6.
Averaging 16.2 factors, 4.6 assists and 4.2 rebounds per recreation in 13 outings (all begins) with the Indiana Pacers, after getting back from having surgical procedure on his kidney … Capturing 40.3 p.c from the sphere and 31.5 p.c from lengthy vary in these video games … The Pacers are ninth within the East with a 22-27 file.
Jordan Poole, Golden State Warriors
Put up 9 factors and one rebound, whereas taking pictures 3-of-6 from three-point vary, in a loss to the Miami Warmth April 1 … Notched 10 factors, two rebounds and one help in a loss to the Toronto Raptors April 2 … Posted six factors, 4 assists and one rebound in a loss to the Atlanta Hawks April 4 … Scored 10 factors and added six assists and one rebound in a win over the Milwaukee Bucks April 6.
Has appeared in 30 of the Warriors’ 51 video games this season with six begins, after having a stint within the G-League … Within the NBA, he is averaging 10.7 factors, 1.8 assists and 1.5 rebounds per recreation, whereas taking pictures 44.2 p.c from the sphere and 35.9 p.c from past the arc … The Warriors are tenth within the Western Convention with a 24-27 mark.
Duncan Robinson, Miami Warmth
Dropped 20 factors on 6-of-11 taking pictures from deep and added eight rebounds and 4 assists in a win over the Indiana Pacers March 31 … Went off for 21 factors, 4 rebounds and three assists in a win over the Golden State Warriors April 1 … Registered 18 factors on 6-of-11 from lengthy vary, three rebounds and two assists in a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers April 3 … Scored 14 factors (4-7 3PT) and added 4 rebounds and one block in a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies April 6.
Has began all 51 video games for the Miami Warmth … Averaging 13.1 factors, 3.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists per recreation, whereas taking pictures 43.9 p.c total and 40.6 p.c from lengthy vary … His 3.5 made threes per recreation rank fifth within the affiliation … The Warmth are 26-25 on the season and sit at sixth within the Jap Convention standings.
Quickest to 450 3-pointers, NBA historical past:
3. Trae Younger, 177 video games.
2. Luka Doncic, 171 video games.
1. DUNCAN ROBINSON, 138 video games.
— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) April 4, 2021
Moe Wagner, Boston Celtics
Notched two factors, 4 rebounds and two assists in a loss to the Dallas Mavericks March 31 … Was held scoreless in 4 minutes in a win over the Houston Rockets April 2 … Scored three factors and grabbed three rebounds in a win over the Charlotte Hornets April 4 … Grabbed two rebounds and dished out one help in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers April 6.
Was traded to the Boston Celtics on the commerce deadline, after spending the vast majority of the season with the Washington Wizards … Has appeared in seven video games together with his new group (three begins), and is averaging 1.6 factors, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists per outing in these seven … The Celtics are eighth within the Jap Convention with a 25-26 file.
D.J. Wilson, Houston Rockets
Scored 4 factors and grabbed one rebound in a loss to the Boston Celtics April 2 … Scored seven factors and added two rebounds in a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans April 4 … Registered two factors, 4 rebounds and two steals in a loss to the Phoenix Suns April 5.
Was traded from the Milwaukee Bucks on the commerce deadline … Performed simply 12 video games with the Bucks however has seen motion in 10 video games now for the Rockets, averaging 5.5 factors and three.2 rebounds per recreation … The Rockets are 13-37 and sit at 14th within the West.
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