December 4, 2017, 12:40 am
Brandon Ingram posted another strong outing in a 95-118 loss to the Rockets, scoring 18 points on 7-of-16 shooting with nine boards, five assists and a steal.
He went 4-for-6 from the line and his free throw shooting has been suspect even in college, never topping the 70 percent mark. The addition of a steal and assists were a nice touch on his above 40 percent shooting and there’s no doubt that Ingram has the physical tools to be a unique player in this league, but for now he’s still viewed as a dynasty level type player. Ingram has enough upside to be viewed at as a long long term stash as he got hot at the end of last year as well and he’s learning more as each game goes on, but owning him will be a bumpy ride. Over his past six games he’s averaging 19.3 points, 0.5 3s, 5.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks on 50.6 percent shooting which is good for no. 92 in 9-cat leagues. Efficiency struggles from the field and free throw line are to be expected, but if he can continue to churn out those steals and blocks it’ll help bubble his value.