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Danny Granger

31-Year-Old    PF,SF    Miami Heat

2013-14 NBA Stats

PTS

8.3

REB

3.4

AST

1.1

STL

0.3

BLK

0.4

2014-15 NBA Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Granger will spend his 10th season in the league playing for the Heat. He managed to spend time with three franchises last season (Pacers, Clippers, and Sixers) but will likely be an integral piece off the bench for the transitional Heat team. Last season, the pride of the U...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  10/31/2014
HT: 6' 8"   WT: 235 lbs   DOB: 3/20/1983  College: New Mexico
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #17 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Danny Granger Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $4.2 million deal with the Heat in July 2014.

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Danny Granger NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2005-06 22 78 22.6 7.5 4.9 1.2 0.7 0.8 0.4 46.2 77.7 1.0 1.7 3.2 1.2 32.3 2.8 6.1 1.5 1.9
2006-07 23 82 34.0 13.9 4.6 1.4 0.8 0.7 1.3 45.9 80.3 1.6 1.4 3.3 3.5 38.2 4.9 10.6 2.9 3.6
2007-08 24 80 36.0 19.6 6.1 2.1 1.2 1.1 2.1 44.6 85.2 2.1 1.2 4.9 5.3 40.4 6.7 15.1 4.0 4.7
2008-09 25 67 36.2 25.8 5.1 2.7 1.0 1.4 2.7 44.7 87.8 2.5 0.7 4.4 6.7 40.4 8.5 19.1 6.0 6.9
2009-10 26 62 36.7 24.1 5.5 2.8 1.5 0.8 2.5 42.8 84.8 2.5 1.1 4.4 7.1 36.1 7.9 18.4 5.9 6.9
2010-11 27 IND 79 35.0 20.5 5.4 2.6 1.1 0.8 2.0 42.5 84.8 2.6 1.1 4.3 5.2 38.6 6.8 15.9 5.0 5.9
2011-12 28 IND 62 33.3 18.7 5.0 1.8 1.0 0.6 2.0 41.6 87.3 1.8 1.3 3.7 5.2 38.1 6.3 15.2 4.1 4.7
2012-13 29 IND 5 14.8 5.4 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.4 28.6 62.5 0.8 0.6 1.2 2.0 20.0 2.0 7.0 1.0 1.6
2013-14 30 IND 29 22.5 8.3 3.6 1.1 0.3 0.4 1.1 35.9 96.2 1.2 0.8 2.8 3.2 33.0 2.8 7.7 1.8 1.8
2013-14 30 LAC 12 16.2 8.0 2.3 0.7 0.3 0.3 1.0 42.9 85.7 0.8 0.6 1.8 2.8 35.3 3.0 7.0 1.0 1.2
2013-14 30 PHI 29 22.5 8.3 3.6 1.1 0.3 0.4 1.1 35.9 96.2 1.2 0.8 2.8 3.2 33.0 2.8 7.7 1.8 1.8
2013-14 30 IND/LAC/PHI 70 21.4 8.3 3.4 1.1 0.3 0.4 1.1 37.0 95.0 1.2 0.8 2.6 3.2 33.3 2.8 7.6 1.6 1.7
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Danny Granger – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #3 Shooting Guard

1.  Luol Deng

2.  Danny Granger

3.  James Ennis

4.  Shawne Williams

Miami Heat

True Shooting Percentage

49.8%

True Shooting % in 2013-14

In 2013-14, Danny Granger had a true shooting percentage of 49.8%.

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Danny Granger NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2005-06 22 78 36.0 12.0 7.8 1.8 1.2 1.3 0.6 46.2 77.7 1.6 2.7 5.2 1.9 32.3 4.5 9.7 2.3 3.0
2006-07 23 82 36.0 14.8 4.9 1.5 0.9 0.8 1.4 45.9 80.3 1.7 1.5 3.5 3.7 38.2 5.1 11.2 3.1 3.8
2007-08 24 80 36.0 19.6 6.1 2.1 1.2 1.1 2.1 44.6 85.2 2.1 1.2 4.9 5.3 40.4 6.7 15.1 4.0 4.7
2008-09 25 67 36.0 25.7 5.1 2.7 1.0 1.4 2.7 44.7 87.8 2.5 0.7 4.3 6.7 40.4 8.5 19.0 6.0 6.8
2009-10 26 62 36.0 23.7 5.4 2.7 1.5 0.8 2.5 42.8 84.8 2.5 1.1 4.3 6.9 36.1 7.7 18.0 5.7 6.8
2010-11 27 IND 79 36.0 21.1 5.5 2.6 1.2 0.8 2.0 42.5 84.8 2.7 1.1 4.4 5.3 38.6 7.0 16.4 5.1 6.1
2011-12 28 IND 62 36.0 20.2 5.4 1.9 1.1 0.7 2.1 41.6 87.3 1.9 1.4 4.0 5.6 38.1 6.8 16.4 4.4 5.1
2012-13 29 IND 5 36.0 13.1 4.4 1.5 1.0 0.5 1.0 28.6 62.5 1.9 1.5 2.9 4.9 20.0 4.9 17.0 2.4 3.9
2013-14 30 IND 29 36.0 13.3 5.8 1.8 0.5 0.7 1.7 35.9 96.2 2.0 1.3 4.5 5.2 33.0 4.4 12.3 2.8 2.9
2013-14 30 LAC 12 36.0 17.8 5.2 1.5 0.6 0.7 2.2 42.9 85.7 1.9 1.3 3.9 6.3 35.3 6.7 15.6 2.2 2.6
2013-14 30 PHI 29 36.0 13.3 5.8 1.8 0.5 0.7 1.7 35.9 96.2 2.0 1.3 4.5 5.2 33.0 4.4 12.3 2.8 2.9
2013-14 30 IND/LAC/PHI 70 36.0 13.9 5.7 1.8 0.5 0.7 1.8 37.0 95.0 2.0 1.3 4.4 5.3 33.3 4.7 12.7 2.7 2.9
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Danny Granger NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2005-06 22 78 1765 587 384 90 58 62 30 46.2 77.7 80 131 253 93 32.3 221 478 115 148
2006-07 23 82 2785 1142 381 114 66 61 110 45.9 80.3 135 114 267 288 38.2 398 867 236 294
2007-08 24 80 2876 1567 486 166 95 84 171 44.6 85.2 171 93 393 423 40.4 537 1205 322 378
2008-09 25 67 2424 1728 341 183 69 97 182 44.7 87.8 165 49 292 450 40.4 571 1277 404 460
2009-10 26 62 2277 1497 342 171 94 51 158 42.8 84.8 157 67 275 438 36.1 488 1139 363 428
2010-11 27 IND 79 2763 1622 425 203 89 62 157 42.5 84.8 206 87 338 407 38.6 535 1260 395 466
2011-12 28 IND 62 2062 1159 307 109 62 40 123 41.6 87.3 110 79 228 323 38.1 391 941 254 291
2012-13 29 IND 5 74 27 9 3 2 1 2 28.6 62.5 4 3 6 10 20.0 10 35 5 8
2013-14 30 IND 29 653 242 105 33 9 13 31 35.9 96.2 36 24 81 94 33.0 80 223 51 53
2013-14 30 LAC 12 194 96 28 8 3 4 12 42.9 85.7 10 7 21 34 35.3 36 84 12 14
2013-14 30 PHI 29 653 242 105 33 9 13 31 35.9 96.2 36 24 81 94 33.0 80 223 51 53
2013-14 30 IND/LAC/PHI 70 1500 580 238 74 21 30 74 37.0 95.0 82 55 183 222 33.3 196 530 114 120
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Danny Granger NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2005-06 22 78 22.6 54.0 49.4 12.6 11.2 1.1 10.4
2006-07 23 82 34.0 57.3 52.2 9.2 10.8 0.8 13.4
2007-08 24 80 36.0 57.1 51.7 9.7 10.0 1.0 18.8
2008-09 25 67 36.2 58.4 51.8 10.0 9.0 1.1 22.3
2009-10 26 62 36.7 56.4 49.8 10.3 9.5 1.1 20.7
2010-11 27 IND 79 35.0 55.4 48.7 10.8 11.0 1.0 17.7
2011-12 28 IND 62 33.3 54.2 48.1 8.5 8.5 1.0 15.8
2012-13 29 IND 5 14.8 35.0 31.4 6.6 8.8 0.8 2.0
2013-14 30 IND 29 22.5 49.1 42.8 10.5 11.4 0.9 7.6
2013-14 30 LAC 12 16.2 53.2 50.0 7.4 9.2 0.8 6.6
2013-14 30 PHI 29 22.5 49.1 42.8 10.5 11.4 0.9 7.6
2013-14 30 IND/LAC/PHI 70 21.4 49.8 44.0 10.0 11.1 0.9 7.4
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Danny Granger 2013-14 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Jun 20 at SAS                                
Jun 17 SAS                                
Jun 15 at SAS                                
Jun 12 SAS                                
Jun 10 SAS                                
Jun 8 at SAS                                
Jun 5 at SAS                                
Jun 1 at IND                                
May 30 IND                                
May 28 at IND                                
May 26 IND                                
May 24 IND                                
May 20 at IND                                
May 18 at IND                                
May 17 BKN                                
May 16 at BKN                                
May 14 BKN                                
May 12 at BKN                                
May 10 at BKN                                
May 8 BKN                                
May 6 BKN                                
Apr 28 at CHA                                
Apr 26 at CHA                                
Apr 23 CHA                                
Apr 20 CHA                                
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Apr 16 PHI                                
Apr 14 at WAS                                
Apr 12 at ATL                                
Apr 11 IND                                
Apr 9 at MEM                                
Apr 8 BKN                                
Apr 6 NYK                                
Apr 4 MIN                                
Apr 2 MIL                                
Mar 31 TOR                                
Mar 29 at MIL                                
Mar 28 at DET                                
Mar 26 at IND 16 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
Mar 24 POR 13 9 2 0 0 1 0 2 3 4 4 1 1 0 2 4
Mar 22 at NOP 15 14 4 1 0 0 0 5 9 1 1 3 3 2 2 0
Mar 21 MEM                                
Mar 19 at BOS                                
Mar 18 at CLE                                
Mar 16 HOU 15 11 1 1 0 0 2 4 12 1 2 2 7 1 0 0
Mar 14 DEN 17 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
Mar 12 BKN 24 18 6 1 0 1 1 7 11 2 2 2 4 1 5 3
Mar 10 WAS 23 14 2 2 2 1 2 5 11 2 3 2 6 0 2 3
Mar 9 at CHI                                
Mar 6 at SAS 18 10 2 1 0 0 2 4 8 2 2 0 2 1 1 4
Mar 4 at HOU 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Mar 3 CHA                                
Mar 1 ORL                                
Feb 27 NYK                                
Feb 23 CHI                                
Feb 20 at OKC                                
Feb 18 at DAL 23 9 4 1 0 0 4 3 6 2 2 1 1 1 3 1
Feb 12 at GSW 20 13 5 0 0 1 2 4 9 2 2 3 5 3 2 0
Feb 11 at PHO                                
Feb 8 at UTA                                
Feb 5 at LAC                                
Feb 3 DET 25 16 4 3 0 0 0 5 9 3 3 3 5 0 4 2
Feb 1 at NYK 18 8 4 0 0 0 2 1 7 6 7 0 2 2 2 0
Jan 29 OKC                                
Jan 26 SAS                                
Jan 23 LAL                                
Jan 21 BOS                                
Jan 20 at ATL 18 2 5 1 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 5 2
Jan 18 at CHA 27 12 4 2 0 1 0 4 13 2 2 2 5 1 3 3
Jan 17 at PHI                                
Jan 15 at WAS                                
Jan 10 at BKN 19 2 3 2 0 0 3 1 7 0 0 0 4 0 3 4
Jan 9 at NYK                                
Jan 7 NOP 32 13 6 1 1 0 2 5 10 2 2 1 3 0 6 3
Jan 5 TOR 26 10 3 1 0 0 0 4 12 0 0 2 7 1 2 1
Jan 4 at ORL 21 13 5 1 1 0 1 4 7 3 3 2 4 1 4 0
Jan 2 GSW                                
Dec 30 at DEN                                
Dec 28 at POR 23 8 3 1 1 0 1 3 9 1 2 1 2 0 3 2
Dec 27 at SAC                                
Dec 25 at LAL                                
Dec 23 ATL 15 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 7 0 0 0 3 1 1 2
Dec 20 SAC 22 5 2 2 1 1 5 1 7 2 2 1 4 0 2 1
Dec 18 IND                                
Dec 16 UTA                                
Dec 14 CLE                                
Dec 10 at IND                                
Dec 8 at DET                                
Dec 7 at MIN                                
Dec 5 at CHI                                
Dec 3 DET                                
Dec 1 CHA                                
Nov 29 at TOR                                
Nov 27 at CLE                                
Nov 25 PHO                                
Nov 23 ORL                                
Nov 20 at ORL                                
Nov 19 ATL                                
Nov 16 at CHA                                
Nov 15 DAL                                
Nov 12 MIL                                
Nov 9 BOS                                
Nov 7 LAC                                
Nov 5 at TOR                                
Nov 3 WAS                                
Nov 1 at BKN                                
Oct 30 at PHI                                
Oct 29 CHI                                

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Danny Granger: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Appearing at Heat Media Day, Granger revealed he underwent knee surgery over the summer, the Miami Herald reports.

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Granger has agreed to a two-year, $4.2 million deal with the Heat, Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Granger doesn't plan on picking up his player option with the Clippers next season, but he hasn't ruled out returning to Los Angeles under a new contract, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Granger played 12 games for the Clippers in the regular season, finishing with averages of eight points, 2.3 rebounds, and one three-pointer per contest.

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Granger (hamstring) scored 15 points (6-10 FG, 3-4 3Pt) and grabbed three rebounds in 18 minutes Monday.

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Granger (hamstring) played 12 minutes and scored three points (1-6 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 1-1 FT) in the Game 1 loss to Golden State on Saturday.

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Granger (hamstring) will be available to take the court for Game 1 of the Clippers' first-round series against the Warriors, the Orange County Register's Dan Woike reports.

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Granger (hamstring) is expected to take the court for Game 1 of Saturday's first-round series against the Warriors, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Granger (hamstring) may return to practice Thursday or Friday, the Clippers' official site reports.

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Granger (hamstring) isn't expected to return to the court until the playoffs, even though he was able to participate in shootaround Friday, ESPN reports.

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Granger (hamstring) will likely miss Sunday's contest against the Lakers.

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Granger (hamstring) could be out until the playoffs, the Orange County Register reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

All the news coming out of the organization is that Granger (knee) looks great, and while he may not be the same player in 2013-14 as he was in his prime, he will still bring a lot of things to the table that are enticing from a fantasy perspective. He has averaged 2.0-plus three-pointers in each of his last five full seasons dating back to 2007-08, and it's even possible that we could see him touch his career high (2.7 per game in 2008-09) in that category. The added emphasis that's been placed on the long ball over the past two seasons in the NBA and the current construction of the Pacers both point to a big year for the 30-year-old wing man in that category. Paul George has ascended to the leader of the team, both on offense and defense, which will leave Granger free to spot up on the wings and in the corners for a lot of open looks. In addition to being a good shooter from distance (38 percent for his career), Granger is also a career 85 percent free-throw shooter, which gives him sneaky added value in category leagues. He will be a health risk, considering his knee injury was so severe that he debuted in late-February of last season, and was shut down again in early-March, but he should come at enough of a discount that he'll be worth a flier.

2012-13

Granger has seen his numbers steadily decline each of the past three seasons, but he was still a top-10 small forward in 2011-12. That said, the writing is on the wall that Paul George and Roy Hibbert are the future in Indiana, and Granger very well may see his stats decline once again this season. Granger doesn’t get to the line as much as he once did, but he still makes plenty of three-pointers, finishing ninth in the NBA in threes made last season. His defensive stats are no longer above average. Granger finished with a career low 0.6 blocks per game last season, and his 1.0 steals per game were his worst average since the 2006-07 season. He’s still a valuable player in fantasy, just make sure your expectations are somewhat tempered.

2011-12

After failing to exceed 67 games in either of his previous two seasons, Granger remained healthy for all of last year, playing in 79 games and averaging 20.5 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 2.0 three-pointers, 1.1 steals, 0.8 blocks and 2.6 turnovers. Granger’s scoring took a slight dip as his minutes were reduced, and the Pacers ran fewer plays for him while getting center Roy Hibbert more involved in the offense. With coach Frank Vogel shedding his interim title, it’s possible Granger’s offensive stats could take another small dip this year – after Vogel took over the coaching reins last season, Granger’s minutes dropped from nearly 36 per game to 32. But it might not be a coincidence that Granger finally stayed healthy when carrying a lesser load, and even in 32 minutes, he has the talent to be a highly productive fantasy asset across the board.

2010-11

If you've owned Granger at any point over the past couple years, you know how frustrating he can be. It's not his on-court performance that's the problem – to the contrary, he's one of the top five or six best fantasy performers when he's playing. No, the problem with Granger has been his inability to last for anything like a full 82-game season. After a breakout 2007-08 campaign, during which he took the reins from Jermaine O'Neal to become, verifiably, The Man in Indiana, Granger has played only 67 and 62 games, respectively, over the past two seasons. That may not seem like a huge problem, but for those owners who've taken him (very reasonably) as a first round pick, the impact is less than ideal. For that reason, Granger is probably most safely regarded as someone who'll deliver first round production for 65-70 games and then force his owners to scour the waiver in search of something above replacement-level talent for the other 15 or so. In terms of his on-court value, one of Granger's obvious strengths is his scoring, as he's averaged just about 25 points per game over the last two years. With Indiana's second-leading scorer Troy Murphy's offseason departure for New Jersey, there's little reason to believe that Granger's scoring will do anything but remain static or, possibly, even increase. But beyond the points, the real thing that separates Granger from the pack is his three-point shooting. Granger has averaged about 2.6 threes per game, which places him atop the charts in that particular category.

2009-10

Granger made the leap to fantasy stardom last season, exploding into the top-five in scoring (25.8 ppg) while also adding about five boards, three assists, a steal, and more than a block per game. A large small forward at 6-9 and almost 230 pounds, Granger uses that size to his advantage with a nice midrange-and-in game on offense. He‘s able to post up smaller wings, and he’s also comfortable facing up and knocking in jumpers over slower defenders. But what really took his game to the next level was a mastery of the three-point shot, as he was among the league leaders in threes made (182). Much like Shawn Marion of a few years ago, Granger’s roto value far outstrips his casual name recognition, which means that there’s a good chance he’ll be a good value in the middle of the first round. The only negative for Granger last season was 15 games missed due to injury, but he had averaged 80 games per season in his first three years. Granger has improved markedly in each of his first four NBA seasons, and as the centerpiece of the Pacers’ run-and-gun offense he should continue to produce big numbers moving forward.

2008-09

With the trade of Jermaine O’Neal, the transition is complete. The Indiana Pacers are now, officially, Granger’s team. A powerfully-built wing forward that’s equally comfortable facing up or playing with his back to the basket, Granger is well-suited to Jim O’Brien’s system, which places a premium on tough defense and a fast pace on offense – with lots of threes. In his first season playing for O’Brien, Granger posted career-best numbers in nearly every standard roto category, with 19.1 points, 6.1 boards, 2.3 combined blocks/steals and 2.1 made threes per game. This season, we’re anticipating even bigger things from Granger. With O’Neal out of the mix, Granger is the unquestioned number one option… and with the addition of a pure point guard – and one of the quickest players in the league – in T.J. Ford, Indiana should be able to push the pace even more effectively and create higher-percentage shots.

2007-08

Granger was a big beneficiary of the trade sending Al Harrington and Stephen Jackson to the Warriors, as he averaged four more minutes per game, roughly 1.5 more shots per game and 1.7 points per game after the deal. The Pacers will continue to build around Granger, especially if they trade O'Neal as part of their overhaul. Granger, who made 110 three-pointers last season, is tailor-made for new coach Jim O'Brien's system. The one defect in his game is his lack of rebounding - at 6-9, he should be pulling down more than 4.6 boards per game like he did last year. Still, he's the one Pacer clearly on the rise - get him now before he starts to get expensive in your league.

2006-07

In theory, this is the year we should see a bit of a breakout from Granger, who really came on strong over the second half of his rookie season, but playing time might be a problem for him. The Pacers went out on brought in Al Harrington to start over him, and Marquis Daniels to replace Austin Croshere. Daniels is a more versatile player who represents a greater threat to his playing time. On his merits, Granger is the type of player that could produce across the board, contributing in terms of scoring, rebounding, and most importantly, helping out in steals and blocks. If he could somehow be guaranteed 30-35 minutes of playing time, he'd be a nice late-round sleeper. As it currently stands, he'll probably only get 20-25 minutes.

2005-06

Granger, the Pacers' first round draft pick out of New Mexico, is a classic swingman - he's quick enough to create his own shot, and big enough to be able to defend most small forwards. A knee injury suffered during his senior year and the Pacers' ridiculous depth could limit his playing time in his rookie season.

2004-05

Granger is a versatile big man with long arms and a good shooting stroke. He can knock down the three ball and also get his share of rebounds. Granger is a superb defender who can guard both forwards and guards but will likely play the three in the pros. Granger projects to be a mid lottery pick.