Dragan Bender 15 Points/2 Blocks Full Highlights (4/10/2018)

Eddie Johnson, in all his rambling incoherence, managed to sum up the situation concisely at the end of this video: Dragan Bender needs to work on being able to shoot the ball more often. That means not always making the easy pass when the ball hits your hands. That means making an effort to score…

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Dragan Bender 16 Points Full Highlights (3/10/2018)

If Dragan Bender doesn’t watch out, he’s gonna find himself pigeonholed into the “Big White Euro Who Only Shoots Threes” role for the rest of his career. Almost a full 3/4ths of his points are coming from the three-point zone (but is he proud to own it?????) this season, he shoots way more of them…

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Dragan Bender Career High 23 Points Full Highlights (2/10/2018)

Nearly everyone (including me), minus some home-country supporters, has been critical of Dragan Bender’s development up until this point. Most acknowledge that he’s young and was raw to begin with (and now his team sucks, which doesn’t do him any favors), but that didn’t fully excuse the anemic production and timidity on the court. What…

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Dragan Bender 18 Points Full Highlights (2/4/2018)

That is one pointy chin that Dragan Bender possesses. It’s like a spearpoint mounted on the bottom of his head. Most of the shots of his face during a Suns broadcast are more frontal, so his head looks really quadrilateral but not as sharp in the chinnal area. It’s, like, in front of his face….

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Dragan Bender 16 Points/5 Assists Full Highlights (2/2/2018)

Dragan Bender probably watched the highlights from Nikola Jokic’s triple-double last night (or he watched some vintage Roko Ukic clips [do any Roko Ukic NBA clips even exist?]), because he was whipping passes around the court like a maniac tonight. Is this what people were talking about when they kept claiming he “knows how to…

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Dragan Bender 14 Points/2 Blocks Full Highlights (1/12/2018)

So far this season, Dragan Bender has attempted 232 shots. 161 of those, or 69%, have been three-pointers. I feel like he’s supposed to have an all-around scoring game, but he’s playing like he’s strictly a three-point specialist right now. And I don’t know if I should blame the coaching, the teammates, Bender himself, or…

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Dragan Bender Career High 20 Points/6 Threes/3 Blocks Full Highlights (1/7/2018)

Dragan Bender walked through the hazy forest, his eyes dazzled by the deep golden sunlight which refracted off the mist to create a permeating glow. His footsteps fell quietly on the lush, impossibly green grass, and he wondered how he had gotten to this place. Just a minute ago, he had been walking off the…

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Dragan Bender 17 Points/5 Threes Full Highlights (12/16/2017)

Tonight, Dragan Bender discovered the secret to getting high point totals in the NBA: shoot and make a bunch of threes. That’s it. Just stand behind the long line and let it fly. Some guy named Stephen Curry discovered that strategy and utilized it to perfection and I think he won MVP a couple times…

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Dragan Bender 11 Points Full Highlights (11/22/2017)

Dragan Bender just played the second-most minutes of his young NBA career, 33 of them to be exact. This is after the steady diet of twenty-or-so minutes per game that he had been receiving before this game. I guess I’m not exactly sure if these extra minutes are a reward for improved play or if…

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