Toronto Raptors large man Chris Boucher has began simply two video games all season lengthy and performs, on common, fewer than 24 minutes nightly. And but, he’s nonetheless placing up 14.0 factors, 6.6 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and 1.7 three-pointers per recreation, hitting nearly 45.0 p.c of his pictures from past the arc.
That equates to 21.2 factors, 9.9 rebounds, 2.9 blocks and a couple of.6 triples per 36 minutes, which could truly be nearer to the kind of enjoying time he needs to be getting nightly at this level. With him on the ground, Toronto is over 9 factors per 100 possessions higher than when he’s on the bench, proving that his manufacturing is far from empty, too.
Even contemplating Boucher obtained nearly a 310 p.c elevate from his 2019-20 wage this yr, making $6.5 million in 2020-21, there’s little question he’s nonetheless underpaid primarily based on his insane per-minute impression.
Because the NBA’s 176th highest-paid participant, Boucher ranks thirtieth league-wide in Worth Over Substitute Participant (1.4), twentieth in Field Plus/Minus (4.1) and seventh in Win Shares per 48 Minutes (0.227), completely exemplifying what a cut price he’s been for the Raptors.