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Spencer Dinwiddie
Spencer Dinwiddie
Position: G
Born: 04/06/93
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:205 lbs. / 93 kg.
Salary: $20,171,427
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Coach Jason Kidd didn’t provide specifics on Doncic’s status after the game: “We’ll have probably more information once we get to Utah” on Friday. But Dinwiddie didn’t appear concerned after his leading production. “I don’t know if he’ll be back next game, or if he’ll miss a couple or something like that,” Dinwiddie said, “but it ain’t no cause for where we’re like, ‘Oh no, we’re about to go on a 10-game stretch without LD.’ He’s going to heal up nicely. He’s a young kid. Although he likes to think he’s old, he’s not.”

Spencer Dinwiddie on main difference between Luka Doncic and James Harden: Doncic participates in defense

During a recent conversation on Outta Pocket, Dinwiddie talked about the differences between Doncic and Harden, two players with a similar style of play but with a big difference in the eyes of Spencer (44:50 mark). “I don’t necessarily think it’s a bad comp. I think where there’s a separation between Luca and Harden–I think Harden probably played with a little more pace so that is where I would give him an edge. But the edges that I would give Luka, and these are pretty big ones, he participates in the defensive end. Harden, obviously, is a phenomenal player, athletically gifted and capable of doing so much… I don’t think he did. I think Luka does have some athletic deficiencies but he definitely participates and tries… He puts effort there. And also, offensively, he’s a better post-up player than Harden was.”
Dinwiddie has established himself as a source of consistency and reliability for the Mavs, who are fifth in the West with a 24-21 record despite a rash of injuries. He’s averaging 16.6 points and 5.2 assists and has played all but one game. Dinwiddie is one of only four players in the league this season who have played at least 1,400 minutes while shooting at least 45% from the floor and 40% from 3-point range, joining Portland’s Jerami Grant, Utah’s Lauri Markkanen and Indiana’s Buddy Hield. “He’s an amazing player,” Doncic said. “He can attack really well, he can shoot and he’s a smart player. He fits really good with this team.”