"It was all out of love." - Chris Paul's brother CJ, when asked why Chris once pulled a knife on him.



Back to Player Index     -     Click for a random player

 
Chris Denson - SG, 6'2, 175
Free agent - Last played with Delaware 87ers (D-League, 2015)
       Date of birth: 09/17/1991
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2014
     Out of: Auburn
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Left

Date
League
Transaction
25th July, 2014 Holland Signed a one year contract with SPM Shoeters Den Bosch.
31st October, 2015 D-League Drafted 39th overalll in the 2015 D-League Draft by Delaware 87ers.
11th November, 2015 D-League Waived by Delaware 87ers.
When: Where:
2010 - 2014 Auburn (NCAA)
July 2014 - June 2015 Den Bosch (Holland)
October 2015 - November 2015 Delaware 87ers (D-League)
From blog:


   Wildly Unnecessarily Lengthy 2014 NBA Draft Board, Part 2: NCAA Shooting Guards
2014-06-17

This gesture works better on good three point shooters.

Chris Denson, Auburn, Senior, 6'2 181lbs

2013/14 stats: 32.0 mpg, 19.1 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 2.4 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.1 bpg, 2.1 fpg, 1.8 TOpg, 46.1% FG, 26.5% 3PT, 65.7% FT

Despite the tattoo, Denson is not a creator for others on his team. He will occasionally handle the ball in a lead guard role, but he does so to score. And while he defends on the ball with the same heart as he scores, he tends to lapses off of it. He is instead a scorer, and an effective one, if highly limited.

Denson is actually very one dimensional. That one dimension is left handed layups. That one dimension is coming almost every trip down. And yet it works so very well for him. Denson is all about the runners and the bankers, and tries to drive into the basket to take them whenever he can. When he does drive, he always always always drives left. And when he drives left, he finishes left. He's going left, and everyone knows it. And yet it works.

Small but quick, Denson is able to pull this off with good body control, agility, and great touch. He has runners, up-and-unders and a very high giant killer of a floater. His size should be a big problem around the rim, but Denson will go as high off the glass as he needs to. He has a mostly good handle in traffic, with step-overs and the splitting of double teams and the like, and although he can lose the handle at times, his turnover numbers are very acceptable for a 6'2 scorer and offensive focal point. The aggression is relentless, the heart big, the skills big.

Unfortunately, Denson really lacks for a jumpshot. He really needs a pull-up in his driving game, but he hasn't got one. He hasn't a catch and shoot jumpshot, a shot off the dribble, three point range, or two point range. It's just not there, and while it doesn't stop him scoring, it does stop him reaching his potential. As good as Denson is at what he does, he is still a scoring guard in a point guard's body who can't shoot.

Denson plays big, plays hard, plays tough, plays like he cares. Denson is very likeable. But he needs that shot.

[read full post]


Free Agents


Players - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - Y - Z

Note: Non-US teams that the player has played for are, unless stated otherwise, from the top division in that nation. If a league or division name is expressly stated, it's not the top division. The only exceptions to this are the rare occasions where no one league is said to be above the other, such as with the JBL/BJ League split in Japan.


Follow this site on: