Originally Posted by HookEm
I'm guessing since I've asked that question some 1/2 dozen times, and it's been dodged some 1/2 dozen times, the answer is "not much."
With the exception of the first 2/3s of the H-town series, Dirk's game has always elevated in the playoffs.
Garnett Playoff stats
G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
47 47 42.6 .458 .333 .761 2.90 10.50 13.40 5.0 1.34 1.87 3.43 3.20 22.3
Dirk Playoff Stats
48 48 42.2 .443 .410 .882 1.50 9.30 10.80 2.1 1.40 1.21 2.13 3.20 25.0
Can't wait to see that shooting percentage of Dirks drop even more after the 39% shooting in the Houston series.
You ask me what Garnett has done in the playoffs but from what I can see, he's still better than Dirk.
Now for more.
Eight-time NBA All-Star Dirk
Four-time NBA All-Star
2003-04 NBA MVP Dirk
Six-time first team All-NBA Dirk
2003 All-NBA Second Team
2002 All-NBA Second Team
2001 All-NBA Third Team
Five-time All-Defensive Dirk
Ranked sixth in NBA scoring
in 2002-with 25.1 ppg
Garnett The first NBA player to receive four Player of the Month honors in one season Has earned the award eight times in his career
Dirk MVP of the 2002 World Basketball Championships
Thats just about gonna do it for Dirks accomplishments, but we have more for Garnett.
Garmett On Feb. 2, named Player of the Week for the fourth time of the season and the 12th time in his career
Garmett MVP of the 52nd Annual All-Star Game in 2003
Garmett Four-time All-Interview
Garmett Has recorded 14 regular-season triple-doubles and two playoff triple-doubles
Garnett A member of the gold-medal-winning USA Men's Basketball team at the 2000 Olympic Games
Garnett Named to the 1995-96 NBA All-Rookie Second Team