Andre Drummond has put together a great rookie season despite missing a significant amount of time due to a back injury. His averages of 7.5 points, 7.6 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in just under 20 minutes a game have Detroit fans drooling at his skyhigh potential. While we have seen his immense talent come out in force in his rookie campaign, we have also seen his biggest weakness become exposed. Andre Drummond may be the worst free throw shooter in NBA history. At a woeful 35% clip, he is the easiest target for the hack-a-player strategy. When thinking of the worst free throw shooters in league history we always think of Chris Dudley, Bruce Bowen, Shaq, Ben Wallace, Wilt the stilt and Andris Biedrins, but Drummond may be the worst of them all. Last night he had the unfortunate privilege of airballing back to back attempts:
While the future is bright for this young fella, he has to improve this part of his game if he wants to be a 35 minute a night center. Glad to see him back and healthy though, I can’t wait to see his improvement for next season.