Why Is Nobody Talking About Orlando’s Rashard Lewis?

May 15th, 2010 by Wil Bradley Leave a reply »

It's widely accepted Kevin Garnett will dominate his match-up with Rashard Lewis. KG might get the best of Orlando's three-point assassin, but it won't be by much.


We saw Garnett's strength's in the last series, now we'll get to see some of his weaknesses. Surprisingly, nobody seems to be noticing what “Sweet Lew” accomplished in the first two series of the playoffs.


Start with the statistics. Regular season, Lewis shot for forty-three per cent from the field. Against the Charlotte Bobcats and Atlanta Hawks, he has raised his field-goal percentage to almost fifty-six per cent.


The improvement continues, with higher playoff averages in both points and rebounds per game.


His numbers overall don't stand out, but neither does his team. Lewis' value to the Magic can be felt on th ...

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