Darrell Arthur

Darrell Arthur (DEN) “Shady” nike

D. Arthur
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DEN Power Forward: 6’9, 235 lbs; 9th year, Kansas

NBA Role: ‘third’ big UnderDOG

Darrell Arthur’s been an undervalued ‘third’ big since entering the league back in ’08; a star at Kansas, Arthur’s role as pick & pop shooter/energetic rebounder has been a plus in both Memphis and Denver; has adapted to today’s game – closest match is Patrick Patterson (TOR)? – Arthur has a lock and load J that’s accurate from the elbows and up top; throwback looking turnaround (launches them right off the catch); quick, good roll finisher; can he lead in DEN?; not opposed to committing hard fouls, “bowing” guys for tough boards or coming to the aid of a teammate, Darrell has some Kurt Thomas-like qualities ingrained in him; starting to shoot the 3 ball at very good clip (shot 39% in limited opportunities a season ago); would make more of an impact on a contender but is an important, frontcourt mentor in Denver; forgotten baller in the scheme of things?* – could’ve been a near All-Star if remained healthy

*remember, Arthur was viewed as a potential lottery pick his draft year – slipped to 27th overall in 2008 after being ‘red flagged’

Signature Shot: midrange J

(*factory setting*) NBA 2K17 Rating: 75


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  • Career: 6.7 points/game, 3.6 rebounds/game, 44% FG
  • NCAA Champion (2008) 
  • First Team All-Big-12 (2008)