Back in the day, Chris Kaman was essentially a post-up player who needed the ball at a specific moment in a specific spot in order to work effectively. One of the revelations about his jackrabbit start to the season is how diverse his repertoire has become in the half-court.
Monday night against Minnesota, the Clippers ran five or so traditional/Kaman 1.0 post-up sets for him, but the majority of his touches came from a broad variety of schemes. On two occasions, the Clips ran screens that freed up Kaman to flash to the elbow. He was also the roll man on a few aggressive ball screens. And he generated a bundle of points with basket cuts off the ball.
Let’s take a look: