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1/30 15-footer: Cutting Back on Free Throws

NBA: Houston Rockets at Miami Heat

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, and the saying holds true in the NBA as well. Free throws aren’t free, and not every player in the league is able to take advantage of them equally. Take James Harden… Continue Reading

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15-footer 1/28: Dunk Contestants Announced

NBA: Preseason-Milwaukee Bucks at Cleveland Cavaliers

Am I excited for the Slam Dunk competition? Yes, yes I am. We’ve got Giannis: Zach:   Mason:   And Victor:   My pick to win? I don’t care that there aren’t “superstars” in the Slam Dunk competition. As long… Continue Reading

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Be Quick, Don’t Hurry: The Evolution of Transition Threes

Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (4) shoots the ball during the second quarter against the Miami Heat in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

How do teams create opportunities for transition threes? And how do those three-point opportunities lead to winning basketball? Continue Reading