Knicks Ink Former Spur Mason
Mason is a three-point
chucker specialist who has been a bit erratic throughout his career. His solid career mark of 38.1% has been characterized by extreme highs and lows. He had a stellar run from 2007-2009 when he shot 39.8% and 42.1% respectively, taking a 10th in the league 166 attempts in 2008-2009 for San Antonio. That stellar run was sandwiched between two atrocious seasons, including a 32.1% brickathon in Washington on an unbelievable 7.5 attempts per 36* and a crappy 33.3% last season in San Antonio, causing Pop to staple him to the bench.
*There were 4 guys on that team taking over 4 3pas per 36. Wow.
I like this signing a less than a potential Brown signing. I like guys who bring a particular skill to the table at the vet’s minimum, but Mason may or may not bring said skill. Mike and I disagreed a bit on the wisdom of chasing Brown, but on this one I’ll cede to his logic. I’d have preferred a D-Leaguer like Morris Almond (mostly so I could say MO NUTS!!! all the time).
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