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  1. TaS

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    If Jonas becomes an unquestionable starting contributor on a team that has Playoff success, he'll get recognition. First 5 games of a shortened season don't do it.
     
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    I really could care less if Jonas gets national recognition by the media or not. Who cares, as long as he is being effective out on the court and doing things that help the Pistons win games.
     
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    This won't win many friends in this forum. For JJ, his longevity and learning process will be the key. Yes, there are many JJ's in this league. Let us enjoy the eclectic moments. It does not and should not, take away from time and circumstance.
     
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    He won't get national recognition until he dyes his hair and wears a dress.........
     
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    I like this approach. Similar to another tough one: "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
     
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    I will narrow it down, from my perspective, to one. This of course means a bit of longevity. The right teams have a side-way slant on obtaining and using his talents.

    Shane Battier
     
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    I think I wasn't clear. I personally think that JJ is a great fit for the team, and I wouldn't trade him for anything less than a dominant big man who is superior to him. He'll do great in this league, and he is a joy to watch.

    The point I was trying to make was that there are several players that would look the same on an all-star ballot when an uninformed casual fan is casting that vote. I doubt that most people who follow the NBA can tall him and Danilo Gallinari apart.
     
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    JJ is a fine piece to the eventual Piston puzzle.
     
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    I see him as a 20 minute a night guy on a contending team. He gives you hustle and shooting. He doesn't need a bunch of shots to score a few points. He's a nice guy to bring off of your bench. I might be able to see him starting at the 3 on a team that's loaded with offensive talent, simply because he could contribute without needing the ball. I like him, but I'm not as in love with him as most Pistons fans are.
     
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    JJ has been nailing the worst shot in BB so far this season. He's fifth in the league when it comes to long 2-pointers. Also, all (!) of his makes have been assisted. It's only 43 shots so a couple of misses will destroy his stats but it's still nice to see. Darrick 2.0 grabbed a solid 210th place (220 players elegible) and BK is 213th. If we sum up their long 2p FG% (.254 + .241) they still lose to JJ! I was surprised to see BK this low but it shows how fragile these stats are with the small sample size.

    http://www.sports-reference.com/blog/2012/02/pi-stat-of-the-day-kings-of-the-midrange/
     
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    I'm surprised to see Tim Duncan just ahead of Kevin Durrant in this stat.

    Look at how many big men are in the top 20. Kaman, JJ, Hawes, Bass, Nowitzki, Murphy, Duncan, Petro, Garnett. You have to have some shooting talent to show up here.

    Only 7 players have missed more from this range than Tayshaun Prince.
     
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    These stats are for 15 feet and longer. A 15-footer isn't the worst shot in basketball. The free throw line is 15 feet away. The NBA 3-pointer is 23 feet, 9 inches. A shot from around 23 feet is perhaps the worst shot in basketball.
     
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    That shot from 23 feet and longer. A 23-footer isn't the worst shot in basketball. The NBA 3-pointer is 23 feet, 9 inches. A shot from 23 feet and 8 inches is perhaps the worst shot in basketball.
     
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    The worst shot in basketball may be the best shot available on any given possession.
     
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    It all depends on how long your shoes are...
     
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    The worst shot in the NBA is the palm-the-ball-20-seconds-pump-fake-twice-18'-baseline-WTFallaway.
     
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    James thinks JJ is a shining star.

    LeBron James comes up with an on-the-fly Jonas Jerebko scouting report « PistonPowered
     
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    The question probably could LeBron off guard. You are preparing for your first Olympic game and a reporter asks you about Jonas Jerebko. LOL
     
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    He was just being polite.

    The honest answer would have been:
    "Yeah, I know who that is. He comes off the bench for a lottery team."
     
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