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Portraits of Empty Minds

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Last week I diagnosed at length the mental and mechanical flaws of some of the NBA’s most infamous free throw shots—specifically those of Andre Drummond, DeAndre Jordan, and Dwight Howard. I compared their anxious, twitchy missteps to the smooth, elegant shooting forms of legendary in-game shooter Kyle Korver and legendary out-of-game shooter Tom Amberry (the one-time world record holder for consecutive free throws made, a tally that reaches into the thousands). Continue Reading

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Atlanta Hawks: A roster ripe with turnover

“New-look” would be an understatement when describing the Atlanta Hawks roster for the upcoming season. Of the 13 players currently under contract, only 4 players were on last seasons team. Josh Smith, Al Horford, Jeff Teague and Zaza Pachulia all… Continue Reading