1) He can shoot. Duh. He's probably the best shooter on the U.S. roster, and it's why head coach Mike Krzyzewski wanted to give him a shot. Coming off the bench, isn't this the perfect weapon to have?
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2) He moves well without the ball. Korver is never just standing still, and in FIBA play you want your offense flowing. He's always coming off screens, curling, cutting, flaring or setting screens for teammates. You'll never see him just watching the ball.
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3) He opens driving lanes for others. Even when he doesn't touch the ball, Korver deserves an assist on some plays for baiting defenders away from the ball. His spacing will allow guys like Durant, Rose, Lillard, George, etc. to drive without the fear of a double team.
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4) His help defense is very good. Sure he may not be the best on-ball defender (though he's not bad there either), but he sees the floor as well as anyone and always puts himself in the right spot to help his teammates.
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5) He's an underrated passer. One thing Korver has added to his game in recent years is the ability to get rid of the ball quickly if opponents double him when he catches. His court vision is terrific, and he makes opponents pay for doubling or switching by finding open teammates with quick, crisp passes.
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6) He's a great teammate. Korver is drama-free in the locker room, stays out of trouble and is always encouraging his teammates. His knowledge of the game is pristine, and he helps teammates and coaches understand what's happening during the action.