Thirty-one games into his seventh
He had made 43.9% of his shots before the Clippers played the
The diminished production has weighed on Dudley.
"When you're a role guy, there are games when you're not going to shoot that much," said Dudley, a 6-foot-7 small forward. "One game I shot eight threes. Some games you're not going to shoot a three, depending on the defense. You've got to be ready."
Dudley was averaging 8.7 points per game and was making 34.7% of his three-point attempts.
In the last two games, at
In those two games, Dudley was two for eight from the field, 0 for 3 from the three-point line.
"I don't know why he's not playing well, but we need him to play well," Clippers Coach
Dudley has played in every game this season, but tendinitis in his right knee remains an issue.
"I feel a lot better than I was the first 15, 20 games," Dudley said. "I was like 60%, where I'm just out there because they needed the body. I couldn't bend my leg. Now I'm about 85%. So it's a lot better than it was before."
Dudley said he has noticed that teams are trying to make sure he doesn't get wide-open looks anymore.
He said some teams are starting to double-team
"We're going to see it throughout," Dudley said. "We just have to make adjustments. You have a guy like