He moved the ball well with seven assists, including a couple of spectacular alley-oop feeds, one to Jarrett Allen in the lane and the other a long pass from near half-court to Rodions Kurucs.
Dinwiddie’s strong play has been one of the keys to Brooklyn’s stretch of eight wins in nine games, as he’s been much more aggressive taking the ball to the hole and either scoring or getting to the foul line.
There’s a reason Ed Davis seldom takes shots more than 10 feet out from the rim … he doesn’t make them very often.
Davis was extremely solid around the basket as a scorer, knocking down 7-of-8 shots, but when the Suns opted to put the backup center on the foul line intentionally a couple of times late in the game, he couldn’t make them pay — going 1-for-6 at the line in the final three minutes.
Everyone has a weakness and the foul line has always been one of Davis’. But then again, you’ll take 15 and nine from your second-unit big every day of the week.