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Free throws, penalties and contrarians - Investors Chronicle (blog)

Free Throws - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 11:50pm

Free throws, penalties and contrarians
Investors Chronicle (blog)
In a recent episode of 'Revisionist history', podcast host Malcolm Gladwell shines the spotlight on Wilt Chamberlain. During a game in March 1962, the legendary basketball player scored a record 100 points and netted 28 of his 32 shots from the free ...

Pistons News: Andre Drummond dismisses possibility of underhanded free-throws; Stan Van Gundy laments lack of ... - Detroit Bad Boys

Free Throws - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 7:31am

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Pistons News: Andre Drummond dismisses possibility of underhanded free-throws; Stan Van Gundy laments lack of ...
Detroit Bad Boys
The Pistons pivot was quick to reaffirm that this season would see him use the strategy that he has been working on with the team's coaching staff, and he remained optimistic that it would help him overcome his issues at the line. That being said, both ...

Drummond won't be shooting underhanded free throws - PistonPowered

Free Throws - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 7:13am

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Drummond won't be shooting underhanded free throws
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After Stan Van Gundy indicated that everything was on the table for Andre Drummond to improve his free-throw shooting, it looks like one thing has come off that table. Andre Drummond had a breakout 2015-16 season, leading the NBA in rebounds and ...

Andre Drummond still dismissing the idea of shooting free throws underhand - CBSSports.com

Free Throws - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 9:20am

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Andre Drummond still dismissing the idea of shooting free throws underhand
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People really want Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond to shoot free throws underhanded. Standing as the worst free-throw shooter in NBA history, trying to find a new and improved way of shooting shots from the charity stripe certainly makes sense.

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Report: Andre Drummond dismisses talk of underhanded free throws - Detroit Free Press

Free Throws - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 8:28am

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Report: Andre Drummond dismisses talk of underhanded free throws
Detroit Free Press
We know that Andre Drummond has been spending his off-season working on his free-throw shooting. But it appears the Detroit Pistons center continues to reject the idea of shooting free throws underhanded, at least according to a report from the ...
Pistons' Andre Drummond dismisses underhanded free throws, report saysMLive.com

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Kid swishes free throw in front of Michael Jordan, wins new shoes - MLive.com

Free Throw - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 6:47am

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Kid swishes free throw in front of Michael Jordan, wins new shoes
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KALAMAZOO, MI -- Eight-year-old Kaden Jominy was cool under pressure, making a free throw in front of basketball legend Michael Jordan to win a pair of Jordon's shoes for himself and five friends. Kaden and his twin brother, Nolan, Mattawan ...

Missed free throws, Brazilian heroics leave Spain stunned and 0-2 - Yahoo Sports

Free Throws - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 2:32pm

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Missed free throws, Brazilian heroics leave Spain stunned and 0-2
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Spain's Ricky Rubio (left) and Pau Gasol walk off the court following their loss to Brazil at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. (AP/Eric Gay). More. Brazil (1-1) 66, Spain (0-2) 65. Brazil's next game: vs ...
Pau Gasol's missed free throws doom SpainmySanAntonio.com
Video: Brazilian Fan Flips Off Pau Gasol During Crucial Free Throws, Spain LosesThe Big Lead

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LeBron James beats himself up over free throws - Waiting For Next Year

Free Throws - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 2:45am

Waiting For Next Year

LeBron James beats himself up over free throws
Waiting For Next Year
(Dripping with sarcasm.) Can someone check on LeBron James and make sure he's alright? He seems awfully broken up about his struggles from the free throw line. I'm sure haters and detractors will consider it false modesty, but LeBron James is playing ...
LeBron James records triple-double as Cavs dominate, take 2-0 series leadUSA TODAY
In taking control of LeBron, Tyronn Lue has created a monster in ClevelandCBSSports.com

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Fairmont Elementary student wins free-throw shooting contest - Your Houston News

Free Throw - Wed, 08/03/2016 - 2:17pm

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Fairmont Elementary student wins free-throw shooting contest
Your Houston News
From L-R, Saturday's Super Swish free-throw trophy winners were Kayden Shak, Thomas Johnson and J. Williams. Fairmont Elementary student wins free-throw shooting contest. Robert Avery. Fairmont Elementary student wins free-throw shooting contest.

Stream half of Dowsing and Free Throw's new split and download their app, Bark Park - A.V. Club

Free Throw - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 7:11am

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Stream half of Dowsing and Free Throw's new split and download their app, Bark Park
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Last year, Chicago's Dowsing uploaded a video to its Facebook with little explanation. The video advertised an app called Bark Park, which claimed to be the brainchild of Dowsing and Nashville's Free Throw. Now, the bands have made Bark Park a reality, ...

Dwight Howard Used To Sing Beyonce Songs At The Free Throw Line - Soaring Down South

Free Throw - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 8:04am

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Dwight Howard Used To Sing Beyonce Songs At The Free Throw Line
Soaring Down South
In an editorial for ESPN's TrueHoop Presents, writer Tom Haberstroh examines why the NBA's big men struggle at the free throw line; including our very own Dwight Howard. It's been no secret that the NBA's big men have struggled from the free throw line.

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The truth about Andre Drummond's free throw woes - Detroit Bad Boys

Free Throw - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 9:07am

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The truth about Andre Drummond's free throw woes
Detroit Bad Boys
ESPN's Tom Haberstroh has penned an in-depth article on big men who struggle with free throws, and it appears that Andre Drummond's struggles have nothing to do with practice. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook Pin Pinterest 260 ...

The impact of Andre Drummond's free throws - PistonPowered

Free Throws - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:01pm

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The impact of Andre Drummond's free throws
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Andre Drummond had a breakout year for the Detroit Pistons in 2015-16, but there's still one area of his game that needs tremendous improvement. After an underwhelming season for Andre Drummond in 2014-15, he was determined to get better in the ...

Dwight Howard Sang Beyoncé Songs To Help With His Free Throws - Vibe

Free Throws - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 7:00pm

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Dwight Howard Sang Beyoncé Songs To Help With His Free Throws
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Recently acquired Hawks center Dwight Howard is one of the worst free throw shooters in NBA history. With a career percentage of .568, Dwight has tried almost everything to better prepare him for his numerous trips to the charity stripe. The eight time ...

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Free throws are easy when there are no consequences for failing - ABC News

Free Throws - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 8:00am

ABC News

Free throws are easy when there are no consequences for failing
ABC News
Six minutes and 2 seconds into Game 4 of the Golden State Warriors' second-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers, Stephen Curry sauntered off the bench for his first live action in two weeks and into the epicenter of the most exciting game of ...

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