Gerald Henderson, Jr. is a defensive minded wing, with a solid mid-range jumper and the ability to attack the paint – but prefers to shoot long twos.
ESPN NBA Player Ranking:
Gerald Henderson averaged 13.1 attempts per game last season – 6.3 of those attempts were from 16-23 feet, and just 0.9 from three point range. (These numbers from Hoopdata player stats)
Link to full players stats page: Gerald Henderson’s Stats
Perspectives from around the web:
On the season he averaged 15.1 points per game, which was an improvement off the 9.6 he averaged from a year ago and was good enough to lead the team. His shooting percentage stayed consistent with his second season at 45 percent despite taking roughly five more shots per game.
-from RufonOnFire – A Season in Review: Shooting Guards
I don’t think there’s a single player today that “plays old” in quite the way Gerald does. I don’t mean that as a detraction or a compliment — I mean it as a statement. Gerald Henderson’s game is old school, and if you watch some footage from previous eras, you’ll see exactly what I mean. Before the three point line, the game was significantly more compressed. Players nowadays camp out behind the three point line, creating a separation between spot up shooters and their defenders.
- from Gothic Ginobili – Player Capsules 2012: Gerald Henderson