Antoine Wright Puts Up Zeros On the Road

March 18th, 2010 by Stephen Brotherston Leave a reply »
One of the nice surprises this season has been the emergence of Antoine Wright as a viable and effective rotation player.

Considered a defensive role player, Wright was one of the Raptors important offensive contributors during their successful run in January and February.

For two months, the offensively challenged Wright averaged 7.1 points on a decent 45 percent shooting and hit on over 40 percent of his three-pointers.  A poor man’s Bruce Bowen in the making?

But Wright’s offensive resurgence flagged in March and during the recent four game road trip, Wright was a perfect 0-8 from the field and 0-5 from three.  And the Raptors missed what had become a reliable three-point threat from the corner.

One has to hope his recent shooting woes are the result of some minor nagging injury or just a temporary set-back and not a return to Wright’s historically offensive ineffectiveness.  That "sprained" ankle in Portland had nothing to do with Wright's 0-8 shooting over the four road games.

Wright started out the season shooting a career low 34 percent from the field.  Unfortunatel ...

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