Bojan Bogdanovic’s Minor Miracles

Bojan Bogdanovic gave up the league lead in three-point percentage to Rudy Gay when Bogey went 1-of-4 from three-point range against the Bulls Tuesday, but Bogey still remains a 50.5 percent three-point shooter on the season. More importantly, that consistent outside shooting has powered the Pacers to a 4-4 record without Victor Oladipo, 5-4 if you count the Hawks game where Vic left early in the first quarter. And in those nine games? Bogdanovic has emerged as a genuine high-quality replacement scoring option. Just consider the raw counting stats: 18.8 points per game, including five 20-point or better games and …

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What Glenn Robinson III’s Return Means for the Pacers

Glenn Robinson III is back in Indiana, with two games under his belt since returning from injury. He has posted a workmanlike 6-of-12 shooting, scoring 14 points, grabbing three rebounds, dishing four assists, grabbing a steal, and committing a turnover in 40 minutes. He hasn’t made a three-pointer yet, but he’s a career 37 percent shooter from out there, 38.2 if you discount his rookie year and focus only on his two-plus years with the Pacers. He also plays the same position as Bojan Bogdanovic, and that means that controversy is imminent as coach Nate McMillan decides who’s going to …

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Bojan Bogdanovic Is Making The Leap

Bojan Bogdanovic, Indiana’s Bosnian small forward, came to the Pacers after having spent the first three seasons of his career as one of the worst starters in the NBA. During his time with Brooklyn, a span of over 200 games and 5,000 minutes, Bogdanovic managed a negative-1.1 VORP, .056 Win Shares per 48 minutes, an 11.7 PER, and a general inability to guard any NBA starter-level forward in the league. He was terrible, and at some point you have to ask yourself if it’s the lousy team he was on or just that the man himself was part of the …

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