Milwaukee Bucks 2015-16 Player Profile: John Henson

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Oct 6, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls center

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(13) knocks the ball away from Milwaukee Bucks forward John Henson (31) during the second half at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

What Henson Offers

With Monroe now in the fold, Henson can complement Monroe’s strengths very well.

Henson’s strong suit lies on the defensive end, with his shot blocking ability standing out as his biggest strength. Henson has improved on his blocking numbers every year since being in the league and ranked fifth in the league last year, swatting 2.0 blocks per game.

His individual defensive numbers are impressive but what really changed drastically for Henson last year was his defensive impact, specifically his dRTG (defensive rating) as he led the team with a dRTG of 98 per 100 possessions, per

On the offensive side of things, Henson’s grown into his relatively new role quite fine. Although still limited on offense and very reliant on his lefty hook, he was quite efficient as he shot 57 percent from the field.

He also grew into his own as a roll man and put up significant numbers moving without the ball, as Synergy Sports Tech points out:

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