Dallas Mavericks guard Seth Curry has taken on a new role after the Dwight Powell injury but continues to shoot the lights out. Find out more here.
The Dallas Mavericks lost a heartbreaker on Saturday afternoon to the Utah Jazz. They led almost the entire game until the Jazz snuck ahead in the final minute to secure the win on their home floor. The Mavs need to solve their late-game issues, but there were plenty of positives to take away from the game.
One of which was the incredible performance of Seth Curry. The guard started his second straight game. He moved in after the season-ending injury to Dwight Powell. Curry scored 19 against the Jazz on nine field goal attempts.
Dallas Mavericks fans can relive his best plays from Saturday’s game here.
Curry can’t miss
It was not a one-off for Seth Curry, though. The 29-year-old has been on fire over the last five games. Let us take a closer look at his numbers.
Coach Carlisle has bumped his minutes since Jan. 15. Curry has rewarded the Mavericks with stellar play. He is 18 of 33 from 3-point range over the last five games and 28 of 51 on his field goals. During that stretch, Curry is averaging 16.2 points per game.
Playing alongside Luka Doncic is unlocking his incredible shooting. Curry is getting open, and Luka continues to find him.
It will be interesting to see what Coach Carlisle decides to do with Willie Cauley-Stein in the fold. The Mavericks traded for the center on Saturday. Will he stick with his small ball starting five featuring Kristaps Porzingis at the five? Or insert WCS as a starter? Curry deserves to keep starting after his incredible performance, but Carlisle could prefer a more traditional lineup.
Seth Curry has settled in after a slow start to the season. His 3-point percentage is back over 40 and climbing. The 29-year-old is an elite shooter that helps space the floor for the Mavericks. His addition has been important to the team’s success.
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