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New Orleans Pelicans Western Southwest
Garrett Temple • #41 • F
3.7 ppg, 31 FG% in last 6 gp
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'5", 195 lbs.
Born:May 8, 1986 (36 yrs) in Baton Rouge, LA
From:Louisiana State
Experience:11 years
Drafted:Signed by Houston in 2009.
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Chicago in 2021.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Excellent as a shut-down perimeter defender: makes life hard on opposing players. Pretty explosive filling the lane on offense, and works hard on both ends of the court--hustles and does the little things. Fast, and pretty versatile. A good passer who can play some point, and hits the open trey. Also a mature locker room presence.
Flaws: Can be an offensive liability: struggles significantly with shot selection, and doesn't excel at creating for himself. Needs to develop more of a mid-range game and / or a post-up approach (while adding more bulk for shots closer to the basket). Despite his great 'D' he doesn't post big stat-lines.
Career Potential: Quality vet perimeter defensive specialist, and locker room leader.
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