A relevant person from the Shougang team revealed to a reporter from the Beijing Youth Daily that the team had previously screened a number of foreign players and chose Gibson. In addition to his ability, experience and years of playing in the CBA, his work visa is also an important factor. At the same time, Gibson's price-performance ratio is also higher, and the introduction of Gibson is the best choice the team makes under the current circumstances.
In fact, Gibson's characteristics are significantly different from those of Shougang's former guards. Although he is only 1.85 meters tall, he is a "scoring machine". He has played a total of 5 CBA seasons.
Another distinctive feature of Gibson is that he shoots three-pointers accurately. He averaged around 10 three-pointers per game, and his shooting percentage remained around 40%. Gibson's breakthrough ability is strong and fast, and he can often speed up the breakthrough and break into the inside and then move around in the air to complete the layup.
Gibson also has his own advantages in adapting to the CBA, because he has played 5 CBA seasons and is familiar with the entire league and the characteristics and style of the Beijing Shougang team. Although he has been an opponent before, he is here. After that, "plug and play" can be achieved. The Beijing Shougang team hired a new coach and strengthened the inside line. In terms of selecting foreign aid for the guard, it also needs an old acquaintance to join.
In the past three years, after the reconstruction of the Shougang team, their guards were Jackson and Jeremy Lin. Jackson’s characteristic is that his organization and passing are better than offense, and his attacking ability is somewhat lacking. Jeremy Lin’s offensive performance is stronger than Jackson, but his attacking performance is not stable enough due to previous injuries, age, and adaptation to CBA rules. Unlike tough, this will largely affect the team's ceiling.
In fact, in the selection of foreign aid for the guard, the Shougang team wanted to change the way of selecting aid before choosing Jeremy Lin last season. At that time they were optimistic about
By song Xiang