Who Are the Best Closers in the NBA This Season?
All of the angles of @Giannis_An34's @Bucks winner! #ThisIsYourTime pic.twitter.com/gngHO3Vu4u
— NBA (@NBA) January 5, 2017
Not bad for the Greek Freak's first ever game-winner of his young NBA career. And that got me thinking, who has been clutch this year?
In years past, we've had the privilege of watching guys like Kobe Bryant, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen. But now, Pierce is the only one of the three still hanging around and will likely never have the chance of proving his clutch gene again. So, in this new era, which players are the best closers so far this season?
The problem is that it's difficult to pinpoint one player -- or even a few -- by one stat or measure. Therefore, let's break it down in multiple ways, from the fourth quarter all the way down to the final seconds.
Without further ado, here we go!