It might be time for Ben McLemore to start showing a little bit more than what he’s shown so far in his career, or people are gonna start calling him the B-word. DownToBuck is loath to call anyone that hurtful and callous word, but nothing stands in his way when it comes to truthfulness. And the truth is that McLemore is somehow shooting worse than he did his rookie year, while simultaneously scoring only 9 points per 36.
I don’t know why he’s doing so bad; a shooting guard with his athleticism and shooting stroke should be better than this. Is it a confidence issue? Given how much the Kings commentators talk about him “regaining his confidence” it must be. This game was a great one by his standards, though he still looked like he was going to cry for most of it. I know that’s how I look when I’m confident.