SportVU Matchup Data: Great Scott
With SportVU data, we break down Monday's playoff action, with a closer look at Mike Scott's second-quarter explosion in Atlanta's Game 5 win over Indiana, LeBron James scoring against all Bobcats defenders in closing out that series, Boris Diaw's success in Game 4 lifting San Antonio while Tony Parker and Tim Duncan were held in check, and more.
Mike Scott dominated the second quarter, shooting 5-for-5 from 3-point land. Most of his damage was done versus Luis Scola, going 4-for-4 from three in just 1:14 of matchup time.
Paul George continues to contain Jeff Teague in the half-court, holding Teague to four drives and 0-for-1 from the floor in 6:19 of match up time.
Kyle Korver was excellent from the perimeter in Game 5, hitting four 3-pointers in the half-court offense.
Paul George has struggled in the series when matched up with DaMarre Carroll but found his rhythm in Game 5.
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In closing out the series vs. Charlotte, LeBron highlighted why he is one of the best in the game scoring against anyone and everyone.
Kemba Walker put together a solid outing in Game 4 versus the Miami Heat and excelled when matched up with Mario Chalmers. In 4:13 of matchup time, Walker went 5-for-7 from the field and 3-for-5 from downtown, good for 13 of his 29 points.
Spot up shooter James Jones found success in the seven plus minutes guarded by Josh McRoberts. On 10 touches in the half-court, Jones fired up four 3-pointers and made three of them, good for nine points.
Shawn Marion and Jose Calderon combined for 6:16 of matchup time versus Tony Parker and held him in check throughout the game. When matched up versus those two players, Parker went 3-for-7 and scored six points. The two also limited one of the best penetrators in the game to just two drives.
While he scored 20 points in the game, Monta Ellis struggled in the half-court versus Ginobili and Leonard.
Tim Duncan was not his normal efficient self when guarded by Dalembert and Blair, the two combined to hold Duncan for 2-for-11 shooting on 27 touches.
Boris Diaw found success versus Dirk Nowitzki, shooting 5-8 in 6:13 of matchup time, good for 13 of his 17 points.