Toronto Raptors: Is Jose Calderon the Most Underrated PG in the NBA?

January 18th, 2011 by Patrick Yaghoobians Leave a reply »
Jose Calderon was not someone who was drafted in an NBA Draft. Instead, he was sought after by former Raptors GM Rob Babcock who eventually persuaded Jose to come and play for the Toronto Raptors. This seemed to be a move that would definitely benefit the Raptors in the future.

Entering the league, Calderon had his struggles but eventually found his groove. After T.J Ford was traded away from the club, Jose really began to shine. He led the league in assists-per-turnover ratio (6.25) and almost broke the previous NBA record.

Entering the season, Calderon was pretty much expected to be your average PG who averaged 10 points and seven assists. Although he has averaged those stats, his assists are slightly higher. He is averaging 10.3 PPG and 8.4 APG.

Those are not amazing numbers by any standard, but there are stats that many people look at in the current NBA. One of those stats is the assists-per-turnover ratio. Calderon's current number for that particular stat is 4.1.

He is only 0.03 behind the leader, new Orleans Hornets PG Chris Paul. Just yesterday he was the leader in that current stat but after recording 13 assist ...

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