Two Charts That'll Blow Your Mind: Danny Green Is Superman

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In case you missed it because you were too busy doing something pointless and stupid with your life, Danny Green broke Ray Allen’s NBA Finals three point record in Game 5, hitting his 24th three pointer of the NBA Finals.

And here’s every single one of Danny Green’s threes in the NBA Finals:

“Really?!?  My record is broken by…Danny Green?!?” — Ray Allen

(Side note: Juwan Howard’s like “I’ma get the f     outta here.”)

 The big question is, has Danny Green shot this well this entire playoffs?  Or has his hot shooting been an aberration that just happened to coincide with the NBA Finals?  The following chart details Danny Green’s three point field goal percentage for the entire playoffs.

It turns out that Danny Green has shot pretty damn well in the last two-and-a-half playoff series (from Game 5 of the Golden State Warriors series onwards).  However, before Game 5 of the Golden State Warriors series, Danny Green was only shooting at a modest rate, except for one game (Game 1 of the Golden State series) where he shot 67%.  It’s only been relatively recently that Danny Green has gotten on his insane, out of this world, hot streak.

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