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    Underhanded freethrows

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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    I agree.



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    I remember reading once that Rick Barry claimed he could teach anyone to shoot better underhanded in an hour or two. I believe it was in reference to Shaq, but it might be time for Royce to give him a call...



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5nKcN8Vo8Q]Semi-Pro: Jackie Moon Free Throws - YouTube[/ame]



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    Here's that Rick Reilly article:



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    I dont care which way we shoot free throws i just want them to go in. RW cant shoot FT or hit a mid range jumper.. you need a mid range jumper to play in the league



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    Practically it makes sense. Unfortunately, it is such a blow to someone's manhood to do so that I can't see it happening.



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    Worth a shot



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    Can't be any worse



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    I think Royce is just zany enough to pull it off.


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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    I think Royce is just zany enough to pull it off.
    Who's going to tell him he looks like a dork doing it? Not me.



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    If they're going to be laughing at you for shooting airballs, what's the difference if they're laughing at you shooting granny style??


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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    Practically it makes sense. Unfortunately, it is such a blow to someone's manhood to do so that I can't see it happening.
    Underhand freethrows + blow to manhood > airball freethrows + blow to manhood

    blow to manhood cancels and you get

    Underhand freethrows > airball freethows



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    Shoot 'em underhand and quit taking 3's. That is all.



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    Re: Underhanded freethrows

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32
    Unfortunately, it is such a blow to someone's manhood to do so that I can't see it happening.
    Yeah, because nothing says manly like air-balling FTs.



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