Andre Drummond (DET) “Dre” | “Big Penguin” nike

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Profile:

DET Center: 6’11, 275 lbs; 6th year, UConn

NBA Role: voracious rebounder • Top DOG

It was just a matter of time til Dre Drummond made the leap into Top DOG territory selected for his 1st All-Star game in 2016; neck & neck w/ DeAndre Jordan (LAC) for ‘League’s Best Rebounder’ – face guard him, it’s your only hope to keep Drummond off the glass (even that won’t work); at some point, Dre could be widely regarded as one of the best rebounders in modern history – on pace to put up legendary numbers; improved footwork down low (patient, doesn’t waste movements/step in the wrong direction as much) – Drummond is a go-to hook/bank shot away from dominating; dunks with ferocity after backing opponents in deep and if he can’t overpower ya, his natural athleticism & quickness take over; needs more of an Alpha mindset, consistently impose himself physically; might as well shoot free throws blindfolded – needs a desperate touch up of his shooting form*; current All-Star & face of the Motor City – the ‘master’ element of Stan Van’s diabolical plan

*includes his J, which Andre really only has to extend out to 15 feet (has shown improvement)

Signature Shot: driving hook

(*factory setting*) NBA 2K17 Rating: 87

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Couple DOG Facts:

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Career: 13.3 points/game, 12.8 rebounds/game, 55% FG

1x All-Star (2016) star

All-NBA Third Team (2016)

Avg. career-high 14.8 rebounds/game (2015-16)


More on “Dre”

“Featured Lights”

  • “Magnet” – Remember when Dre snagged every single rebound to kick off 2015-16?  (via FreeDawkinsNov. 2015):

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