When the Philadelphia 76ers signed Andre Drummond to a one-year, veteran minimum deal back in early August, more people commented upon Drummond’s past history of getting dunked on by Joel Embiid – both on and off the court – than what the veteran big man could bring to the team.
While Drummond certainly brings the same rim-running, rebounding, and rim-protecting qualities that Dwight did, he also brings added benefits that we may have underestimated. The veteran center showed off his not-bad-for-a-big drive-and-kick game:
Still a basic play here, but Andre Drummond can at least provide more out of DHOs than Dwight. Drummond flashed some of those extra qualities he brings to the table that Howard did not.