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  One-On-One With Amir Johnson

Dec. 31, 2010, 7:00 PM

  The Latest From Dallas

Dec. 28, 2010, 8:30 PM

Leo and I check in from Dallas, before the Raptors move on to face the Rockets in Houston on New Year's Eve...

We also caught up with Julian Wright in Dallas.

  Sitting Down With DeMar DeRozan

Dec. 28, 2010, 8:30 PM

  Life On The Second Bus: Dallas

Dec. 28, 2010, 10:00 AM

  One-On-One With Jay Triano Pre-Game

Dec. 27, 2010, 8:17 PM

  Life On The Second Bus: Memphis

Dec. 26, 2010, 9:17 PM

  Sitting Down With Linas Kleiza

Dec. 19, 2010, 1:15 PM

  My Pre-Game Interview With Bayless

Dec. 14, 2010, 7:15 PM

  Checking In With Arena Link

Dec. 11, 2010, 7:23 PM

  Talking With Linas Kleiza

Dec. 11, 2010, 7:02 PM

  Life On The Second Bus: Detroit

Dec. 11, 2010, 9:52 AM

  One-On-One With Andrea Bargnani...

Dec. 10, 2010, 7:10 PM

  Sitting Down With Amir Johnson...

Dec. 6, 2010, 7:10 PM

  Life On The Second Bus: Indianapolis

Dec. 5, 2010,11:40 PM

  My One-On-One With Jerryd Bayless...

Dec. 3, 2010, 7:00 PM

  Sitting Down Pre-Game With Ed Davis...

Dec. 1, 2010, 7:00 PM

  Plenty On The Line For DeRozan...

Dec. 1, 2010, 1:00 PM

What’s on the line? For DeMar DeRozan, point productivity. DeMar is just 94 games into his NBA career and in that short time he has shown us flashes of the player he can become. Remember the fourth quarter in Orlando and his play vs. Kobe?

In speaking to scouts around the league, many are high on his potential and growth in year two. DeMar is third on the team in scoring and sixth among all second-year players in scoring. Early in his career, the one major offensive asset DeMar has shown is his ability to get to the rim. When DeRozan gets to the basket, two positive results occur; first he shoots 62 per cent at shots taken at the rim and secondly, he could get fouled and end up at the free throw line.

A closer look at DeMar’s point productivity reveals a direct correlation between the points he produces and the number of free throws he attempts. DeRozan has reached double figures in nine games this season. In those games, DeMar is averaging 17.3 ppg. Of those 17.3 points, 5.2 are earned at the free throw line on 7.1 free throw attempts.

DeRozan set a new career high vs. the Magic with 26 points. On that night in Orlando, DeMar made 10 of his 12 free throws. DeRozan has recorded three 20-plus point games this season and in those games he is 27-of-37 from the free throw line. That’s an average of nine FTM and 12.3 FTA. In the eight games that he has failed to reach double figures, DeMar is averaging two FTM and 2.6 FTA. As DeMar continues to evolve and grow as an NBA player he will become even more consistent reaching the free throw line. Once that happens, DeRozan’s per game point productivity will explode.