According to the data at mySynergySports.com the Jazz are the #10th best team in the league on offensive cuts, yet they only finish a play via a cut 10.1% of the time. The heart of the flex offense relies upon smart, unselfish plays like moving without the ball -- and getting the ball when you do make a cut. The Jazz live in the paint, so let's look at how they do with cuts:
|Bigs||# of plays||% of plays||PPP||Rank||FG%|
Paul Millsap is the king of cuts.
Out of all of our non-Jeremy Evans style bigs, he's the best at moving without the ball, and he is #10 in the NBA League Rank at finishing these plays. Kanter and Big Al are both Top 100 too, so that's always good. Favors isn't a slouch here either. Our PGs rarely cut, and our wings should cut more. Josh Howard is #52 in he NBA at possessions that end with him cutting. That's quite good. I would expect Miles, Hayward, and Burks to do better though. Burks particularly . . . he only shot 40.9 fg% -- and should get to the line more.
On again, the Bigs take the lions share of these types of shots, it's no secret that we're an inside/out team. Sap is the best guy on our team at scoring on the one play that our team scores on the best. That means something.