The Rise of De’Aaron Fox: Sacramento Kings’ Star Leads NBA in Points Per Game
Impressive Performance Propels Fox to the Top
The Sacramento Kings made a wise decision when they selected De’Aaron Fox as the fifth overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Since then, Fox has continuously evolved his game and now finds himself at the pinnacle of the league in points per game.
In an outstanding display of skill and determination, Fox is currently averaging a remarkable 32.2 points per game in just 36.8 minutes on the court. This exceptional performance has catapulted him to the top of the NBA’s scoring charts.
Recently, Fox solidified his position as the league’s leading scorer by erupting for a staggering 43 points against the formidable San Antonio Spurs. In a thrilling 41-minute showdown, he showcased his offensive prowess, shooting 14-of-24 from the field, while also contributing eight rebounds and seven assists.
Let’s take a closer look at the current top five players in terms of points per game:
Current NBA leaders in points per game:
1. De’Aaron Fox (32.17)
2. Joel Embiid (31.92)
3. Kevin Durant (30.75)
4. Steph Curry (30.73)
5. Luka Doncic (30.67)
Achievements Amidst Limited Game Time
Despite playing in just six games this season, Fox’s remarkable scoring feat is even more impressive. He missed a few games earlier in the season but has quickly made his mark as one of the league’s most dominant offensive forces.
Now in his seventh season in the NBA, Fox has reached new heights in his career. Last season, he earned his first All-Star appearance, and this year, he is well on his way to securing his second. The 25-year-old guard has consistently showcased his talent and is undoubtedly a strong contender for the prestigious honor.
Unleashing a New Dimension to His Game
What sets Fox apart this season is his ability to shoot from beyond the arc. Historically, he has never averaged more than two three-pointers per game. However, this year, he has elevated his game by averaging an impressive 3.2 three-pointers per game, shooting at a career-best 38% from deep. This newfound shooting prowess has undoubtedly contributed to his exceptional scoring numbers.
Furthermore, Fox has also excelled in his two-point shooting, currently boasting a career-best 58.1% success rate. His all-around performance on the court has solidified his status as a star player and one of the premier guards in the NBA.
As the season progresses, all eyes will be on De’Aaron Fox as he continues to shine and lead the Sacramento Kings to new heights. With his exceptional scoring ability and well-rounded game, Fox has undoubtedly established himself as one of the league’s brightest stars.