Rudy Statistically Most Clutch Player in Decade
According to ESPN, among players with at least 25 attempts in the last 10 seasons, Rudy Gay leads the NBA in field goal percentage on game-tying/go-ahead shots in the final five seconds of a game.
Since many have asked...
Over the last 10 years, the BEST FG pct in last 5 sec of 4th qtr/OT belongs to Rudy Gay pic.twitter.com/36SZIr0rDi
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) February 27, 2016
No. 8 has two such attempts this year, and is a perfect two-of-two in those situations, hitting on a game-tying basket in Charlotte as regulation ended and a go-ahead field goal in Utah to net the team a win.
Rondo's 20th assist = the game-tying alley-oop to send the game to OT!https://t.co/fAwAnVla8g
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) November 24, 2015
Thus far in the 2015-2016 season, the University of Connecticut product is averaging 18 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals per game. Gay's career-high for single-season game-tying/go-ahead field goals with less than five seconds remaining is three.