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Enes Kanter wants to become a Splash Brother - good or bad?

It's true. Enes Kanter wants to be a Splash Brother. He wants to be able to nail 3-pointers like Steph Curry and Klay Thompson? Apparently, he meant like Al Horford, or at least like Aron Baynes.


So is this a good thing, or is it bad. Agreeing with Brother Andej, first of all, we need defense from Kanter. We also need his rebounding. The latter skill is fine. The former needs work.


Hitting the occasional trey when Enes is open makes sense, so practicing shots beyond the arc is fine. But sitting out there waiting for the pass to launch a 3-pointer too much of the time? I say nay. Kanter needs to work towards his strengths. Bully opponents under the basket - grab the boards - defend the rim - cover the perimeter when he has to.


I am among the Celtics fans that feel Brad Stevens relies too much on the 3-point shot. The other new guy in town, Kemba Walker, has a history of attacking the rim and taking contact. Enes needs to attack down low - take the contact - and hit his free throws, something he does well (84% with New York last season). What do our readers think? Vote in the Twitter poll or give your thoughts in the comment section.


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