Updated: January 2, 2012, 10:40 PM ET

Look Who Is Shooting Now

By Henry Abbott
TrueHoop

A few games in, it's too early to conclude much from statistics. But it's fun to take a peek nonetheless. Watching Monta Ellis the other night, looking like he was paid by the field goal attempt, it struck me that he had to be shooting more per minute than anybody in this young season, right? As it happens, wrong.

Being on this list is not strictly a good or a bad thing. Being on this list and missing a ton, though, well there's no way that's not hurting your team. Al Jefferson, Danny Granger, Russell Westbrook, Rudy Gay, DeMarcus Cousins and Michael Beasley might have just gone through slumps, in which case, these numbers ought to come up in a few weeks. If not, it's time to have a hard talk about shot selection.

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