Omari Spellman has been an offensive rebound machine this season

The Golden State Warriors aren’t a top-tier defensive rebounding team, but with the help of Omari Spellman, they are good at grabbing offensive rebounds.

The Warriors are tied for 12th in the NBA for offensive rebounds per game, and Spellman has been one of the team’s best offensive rebounders, averaging 2.7 per game in 15.5 minutes.

During the Warriors’ 108-100 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday, Spellman had one offensive rebound. Marquese Chriss and Eric Paschall both had a team-high three offensive rebounds.

According to Basketball Reference, Spellman led the league in offensive rebound percentage (19.1) before Sunday’s game. He also had ranked eighth in total offensive rebounds, according to Basketball Reference.

Coach Steve Kerr praised for Spellman and his rebounding ahead of the Warriors’ game against the Pelicans.

“Omari’s been relentless on the boards all year,” Kerr said, per Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle.  “He’s a guy we really like. He’s very skilled. He’s still learning the NBA game. He’s very young. But when he goes out there, he gives us a rush of energy right away.”

With Spellman bringing some value off the bench, he could potentially be a key role player for the Warriors as they move forward.

The Warriors will play the Memphis Grizzlies on the road Tuesday at 8 p.m. EST.

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