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Watch how The speed of Galloway’s dip on the way down matches it on the way up. A key component to rhythm. The bottom of the dip is timed with the tap of the right foot 👌 🏀@BBiomechanics pic.twitter.com/U9ByVC2Ra4

— BBALLBREAKDOWN (@bballbreakdown) January 6, 2020

one motion shot w minimal jump has become the standard, steve nash really the patient zero for the current culture imo w steph being the prime vector

lag∞n, Monday, 6 January 2020 04:00 (one year ago) link

galloway does the a kinda hybrid hop into a 1-2 there as far as the footwork which is kinda interesting

lag∞n, Monday, 6 January 2020 04:03 (one year ago) link

There’s more than one way to skin a cat

Matt Armstrong, Monday, 6 January 2020 19:39 (one year ago) link

hop is def the current thinking but seems like all the best shooters will use the 1-2 situationally sometimes

lag∞n, Monday, 6 January 2020 20:01 (one year ago) link

The moment Ball looked down at the crossover was when the charge was gonna happen pic.twitter.com/zgkuKlFQvk

— BBALLBREAKDOWN (@bballbreakdown) January 18, 2020

lag∞n, Saturday, 18 January 2020 22:57 (one year ago) link

Deemed legal in real time.. @bballbreakdown @NunnBetterRefs @OfficialNBARefs pic.twitter.com/m8kEMpmk7s

— BBiomechanics (@BBiomechanics) January 29, 2020

lag∞n, Wednesday, 29 January 2020 22:42 (one year ago) link

one year passes...

saw some thing a while ago talking about how dell made steph radically change his shot to a higher release point while he was in high school because he wouldnt be able to get it off in the pros steph called it his summer of hell, got a lil chuckle out of that watching lamelo and trae shoot from their chins

lag∞n, Thursday, 25 February 2021 16:22 (one month ago) link

🎥 LaMelo Ball from the Warriors logo in slow-mo pic.twitter.com/oX2PmubnIu

— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) February 27, 2021

lag∞n, Saturday, 27 February 2021 02:37 (one month ago) link

it goes in but you would not teach someone to shoot that way

call all destroyer, Saturday, 27 February 2021 02:39 (one month ago) link

but maybe its good idk!

lag∞n, Saturday, 27 February 2021 02:40 (one month ago) link

The release point looks good

i was too much listening to your accent (Spottie), Saturday, 27 February 2021 02:48 (one month ago) link

What did Biyombo do to his free throw form??? pic.twitter.com/yABXnSAKaI

— BBALLBREAKDOWN (@bballbreakdown) February 27, 2021

lag∞n, Saturday, 27 February 2021 04:10 (one month ago) link

oh no. i do not like that.

call all destroyer, Saturday, 27 February 2021 04:19 (one month ago) link

biyombo is a non-baller

k3vin k., Saturday, 27 February 2021 04:36 (one month ago) link

the weirdest ft shooter I remember seeing was Shawn Marion, wouldn’t he kind of shove the ball with both hands semi-horizontally at the backboard?

brimstead, Saturday, 27 February 2021 17:59 (one month ago) link

pretty much describes his jumpshot altogether lol

lag∞n, Saturday, 27 February 2021 18:39 (one month ago) link

huh, his release point looks like it's close to his shoulders!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wu9ig4mbouo

That's not really my scene (I'm 41) (forksclovetofu), Saturday, 27 February 2021 19:05 (one month ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMzIGECoaVQ

Fetchboy, Saturday, 27 February 2021 19:25 (one month ago) link

pretty funny that rick barry, one of the greatest shooters ever, shot free throws underhand

lag∞n, Saturday, 27 February 2021 22:48 (one month ago) link

with some of those you have to feel for the teammates who had to dap them up at the line, like "um... good job?"
i've always be been a fan of nelly's weird one handed thing

That's not really my scene (I'm 41) (forksclovetofu), Sunday, 28 February 2021 03:44 (one month ago) link

iirc Rick Barry was and remains outspoken about the underhand free throw. I know I heard an interview once about how he got Wilt to do it for a game or part of a season or something and he was able to make a much higher percentage, but wilt wouldn’t stick with it bc it didn’t look cool.

It’s pretty amazing how many dudes in that video actually had dece percentages. More than one way to skin a cat!

Lavator Shemmelpennick, Sunday, 28 February 2021 20:48 (one month ago) link

i remember that barry/wilt anecdote too, from basketball gypsy

That's not really my scene (I'm 41) (forksclovetofu), Sunday, 28 February 2021 20:52 (one month ago) link

In his autobiography Chamberlain said using the "granny" shot made him "look silly" and "like a sissy."


To paraphrase the great Free to Be You and Me, a sissy is somebody who doesn’t use the granny shot because he’s afraid somebody will call him a sissy if he does use the granny shot

Lavator Shemmelpennick, Sunday, 28 February 2021 21:08 (one month ago) link

i didn't realize until recently that elena delle donne is a significantly better ft shooter than any nba player. her holding the ball out with her elbow at a 90 degree angle seems notable, but her shot looks pretty conventional.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEHbB-9JvUo

circles, Sunday, 28 February 2021 21:20 (one month ago) link

the smaller ball would help with shooting % imo

micah, Sunday, 28 February 2021 22:32 (one month ago) link

so silly they shd use the same ball

lag∞n, Monday, 1 March 2021 00:29 (one month ago) link

uh why

micah, Monday, 1 March 2021 02:21 (one month ago) link

cause its the same sport

lag∞n, Monday, 1 March 2021 02:43 (one month ago) link

I could watch Pistol Pete Maravich demonstrate ballhandling drills to Red Auerbach all day ...

pic.twitter.com/BWWbqcVFbH

— Super 70s Sports (@Super70sSports) March 11, 2021

lag∞n, Thursday, 11 March 2021 17:22 (one month ago) link

one month passes...

"hip mobility" is the new scouting buzzword lol

lag∞n, Saturday, 17 April 2021 04:24 (two days ago) link


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