For those of you who prefer advanced metrics here is how Tolliver stacks up. Looking at box score plus/minus, Tolliver earned a negative 0.2 offensive and negative 0.4 defensive for his career. His career value over replacement player (VORP) is positive 3.0, though. Tolliver has a positive VORP in 6 of his 8 NBA seasons.
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If win shares are your preferred advanced metric then let us see how Tolliver stacks up in those categories. He has a career positive 9.9 offensive and positive 6.7 defensive. He has only had one negative offensive win shares season and has never had a negative defensive win shares season. His career win shares per 48 are 0.089 (.100 is league average). He has had 3 seasons where his win shares per 48 rated above league average.
All stats and advanced metrics courtesy of Basketball-Reference.
Now let us move on to examine Tolliver’s injury history.
Health is the first key to producing on the court, so let us examine Anthony Tolliver’s injury history. According to Fox Sports, Tolliver has only had one recent injury. He sprained his right knee last season. The injury caused him to miss a few games, but he should be healthy and ready to roll for the Kings this season.
Now, let us wrap this thing up and determine in the Kings spent wisely in signing Anthony Tolliver.