Year End Review: DeMarre Carroll Bounces Back

He’s still not on the level of a Bradley Beal or even Jaylen Brown in terms of a pure shooter, but the level of comfort and improvement he’s showing should give Nets fans hope for his value next year.

Off The Dribble

As an overall scorer, Carroll made dramatic improvements this year, boosting his efficiency in the pick-and-roll and driving to the rim. He posted career highs in both statistical categories this year as a scorer while at the same time increasing his volume.

Whereas in previous years his impact with the ball in his hands was shaky at best, he became an infrequent weapon for Brooklyn. Just watch how he realizes he has a mismatch with the plodding Damontis Sabonis, and blows right by him for the bucket:

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