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Clearly a lot of that was the game plan, and I think it might have been trying to see if the players could grow in getting to the line. It's still almost always going to lead to your best players being in that position anyway because defenses will eventually force you there. I stated a few ways above to make it much easier when that happens. If you also notice there was a bit more post up play towards the end of the year as well. It's hard to run sets like that and muck up the middle. Again, I can't say what Walton intends to do but Joeger never effectively utilized the weak side of the floor properly nor did he run and offense where the intent was to put his best players in a position to score or create sets shots for their teammates. The dish part of the drive and dish is key. Joerger wanted them attacking all the way to the rim and that's a major reason why one of the best 3 point shooting teams in the league by percentage were so low in attempts. Joerger ran an antiquated game plan of attacking middle in with players that are better situated away from the rim. From what it sounds like the Kings will shift more towards taking those open 3's and their signings will aid things in that regard so hopefully that happens.