Josh Hart has been solid for Los Angeles Lakers after being drafted 30th overall in the 2017 NBA draft, especially…
Josh Hart has been solid for Los Angeles Lakers after being drafted 30th overall in the 2017 NBA draft, especially this year.
With the exception of some rough excursions related to a painful ankle injury, Hart has been one of the most effective two-way players on the roster. According to NBA.com, the Lakers have a net rating of +6.5 with Hart on the floor and -2.9 net worth with him off the floor.
However, despite his success in his role, Hart Tania Ganguli told the Los Angeles Times that he still feels he does not get the same recognition as his teammates who were drawn at the same time as he:
“I think I’m still overshadowed “said Hart in October. “Just last year we had Zo, BI [Brandon Ingram] Kuz and as the young core … now … so much, great personalities with the team. So I’m not, I like having fun on social media and things so, but I’m not the crazy big personality that draws a lot of attention. “
This is not the first time Hart has said something along these lines.
In an interview with Paolo Uggetti from The Ringer in October, Hart said he felt that he was in a “gray area” between the Lakers veterans and the young core.
Whether or not The above statements are true, Hart slowly blows into a non-ignored player.
games with Lakers this season, Hart is on average 9.4 points per game of 46.1 percent shooting from the field while shooting 39.4 percent behind the 3-point line. He also contributes to 3.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.2 steals.
While his number is not joking, his impact falls beyond the box’s score.
Heart may feel overshadowed now, but if he continues to move on, he has, it will not be much longer.
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