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Has Donte Greene Changed His Game?

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Given the recent explosion of The Donte Greene Show, I thought it'd behoove us to look at what's really changed in Donte's game. Has it been shot location ... where he takes his shots? All data from Hoopdata.com.

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There have really only been minor changes to Donte's shot location chart: he has replaced half of his 16-23 footers (the worst shot in basketball) with shots at the rim, in the paint and in the short mid-range. Greene has only cut his share of shots which come from behind the arc a small amount -- from 43 percent last season to 40 percent this season.

The real change in Donte has been his efficiency: he is hitting his shots. On threes, Greene has an eFG% of 72.5 percent this season. Last year, it was 39 percent. A monumental difference.

There's one more potential answer: when Donte pulls the trigger. Last season, every three Greene hit was assisted. But we all remember ton of threes off the dribble -- none of which, apparently, went in. This season, upwards of 93 percent of Greene's threes have been assisted, which means he has hit a few off the dribble. But -- while there are no public numbers which can confirm or deny it -- I'd venture that Donte has taken far fewer unassisted three-point attempts.

Whatever the case, it's working right now, and we all hope it continues.