We all know that Spencer Dinwiddie was second in the NBA in assists per turnover, with a 4.1 ratio ... and first among starting point guards. He was also ninth in games with 10 or more assists. We know as well that he was the only Net to get any votes in post-season award competitions, finishing third behind Victor Oladipo and Clint Capela for Most Improved Player. And of course, we recall how he won the Skills Challenge at the NBA All-Star Game.
Pretty good. Pret-ty good.
What we didn’t know is that Dinwiddie is king of the long bomb. Word of that accomplishment comes from Brasil. Take a look.
Underrated demais meu menino Dinwiddie. pic.twitter.com/wLcTq5EP2h— Spencer Dinwiddie Brasil (@SpencMVP) August 26, 2018
As graphic, translated, notes, “Never imagined Dinwiddie was No. 1.”
Indeed, No. 8 didn’t have a great season shooting from beyond the arc. He finished at 32.6 percent for the season, after hitting around 40 percent through the first month and a half of the season.
But put him way behind the arc and boom. He hit 42.3 percent of shots beyond 30 feet, sandwiched between LeBron James and Kyle Korver. Nick LeTourneau gathered up all the videos and strung them together.
These weren’t just end-of-quarter heaves. Many were critical shots late in games. It all impressed and surprised Dinwiddie himself.
Yooooo I just watched this even I looked at the second to last shot on here and said “u Wildin fam” ♂️ https://t.co/kSZiur6f5G— Spencer Dinwiddie (@SDinwiddie_25) August 26, 2018
A fan suggested that this could help him get that unlimited range badge in NBA2K. Dinwiddie said he had another badge in mind.
They not gonna give it to me. My name gotta be sexy first https://t.co/HjW5h2b67G— Spencer Dinwiddie (@SDinwiddie_25) August 26, 2018
All well and good, Spencer, but remember, chicks dig the long ball.