Jrue Holiday: 3 Reasons Why Philadelphia 76ers Guard Will Keep Up Scoring Streak

March 20th, 2012 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »
It's no secret that the Philadelphia 76ers are in desperate need of a dominant scorer.

The Sixers have assembled a collection of players who excel within their roles, and that's about it. Andre Iguodala, Thaddeus Young, Elton Brand and Spencer Hawes fill necessary roles, and they do so effectively, playing strong defense and sharing the ball.

However, this Sixers team still lacks the one thing that is prized the most in today's NBA—a night in, night out scoring threat who will always keep the team in the game.

While the Sixers front office parted ways with this concept in 2006 when they traded Allen Iverson, it may be time that the team found a legitimate 20 points per night scoring threat.

I'm arguing that the scorer they need may already be on their roster.

Direct your attention to Sixers guard, Jrue Holiday.

Ever since Evan Turner was inserted into the starting lineup two weeks ago, a strange trend has cropped up.

In his last five games, Holiday averages 16.4 points per game, up five points from his career average. In addition, Holiday is also averaging 15.6 field goal attempts per contest over hi ...

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