DeMar DeRozan not happy with his SI.com ranking
These NBA players just can’t seem to agree with sports writers.
Sports Illustrated’s annual Top 100 players list has caused a semi-uproar from NBA players who feel like they have been disrespected by the list. As is typical with these kinds of complaints, no player is naming names of guys they should be ranked ahead of.
You can look up what “FOH” stands for.
It’s probably tough for DeRozan to see himself ranked that low after representing his country in the Olympics this summer. Not everyone gets a chance to play for Team USA and DeRozan made the cut, although he was helped by the many players who dropped out.
DeRozan made his second All-Star appearance last season, leading the Raptors to a No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference while averaging 23.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game. Those are pretty solid numbers for a player that doesn’t seem to always get that much respect.
We know these SI.com writers are all about the modern perspective on the NBA and the inefficiencies of a player like DeRozan really works against him with this list. He shot just 44.6 percent from the field and 33.8 percent from three.
Like everyone else, DeRozan can use this ranking as motivation for next season.