For as disappointing as the Philadephia 76ers have been this season—a 22-29 record at midpoint, the team’s prized offseason acquisition forever stuck in knee-rehab purgatory, and insanely low ticket prices (18 tickets for 72 cents!)—star point guard Jrue Holiday has played that lights-out.
In his fourth year, the 22-year-old has posted career-high numbers in nearly every statistical category that matters (including 19 points, 8.9 assists, and 4.2 rebounds per game) and has assumed the role of floor general after veteran Andre Iguodala was shipped out of town last summer. He’s had his fair share of growing pains—you would too if you entered the NBA at age 19—but Holiday’s emergence as one of the game’s best young point guards was confirmed when the league selected him for this year’s All-Star Game, his first.
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For as disappointing as the Philadephia 76ers have been this season—a 22-29 record at midpoint, the team’s prized offseason acquisition forever stuck in knee-rehab purgatory, and insanely low ticket prices (18 tickets for 72 cents!)—star point guard Jrue Holiday has played that lights-out.

In his fourth year, the 22-year-old has posted career-high numbers in nearly every statistical category that matters (including 19 points, 8.9 assists, and 4.2 rebounds per game) and has assumed the role of floor general after veteran Andre Iguodala was shipped out of town last summer. He’s had his fair share of growing pains—you would too if you entered the NBA at age 19—but Holiday’s emergence as one of the game’s best young point guards was confirmed when the league selected him for this year’s All-Star Game, his first.

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