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    Lucca needs to get his shot back

    I think he is starting to lack confidence on his shot. I think he will be really good in the future. He just has lost it right now. He needs to hang around Charles Boozer a while. That guy never loses confidence.



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    I think he just needs to get healthy. Anyone here ever played with a bum wheel? It really screws with your shot.



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    I think he is starting to lack confidence on his shot. I think he will be really good in the future. He just has lost it right now. He needs to hang around Charles Boozer a while. That guy never loses confidence.
    Not making excuses, but if I had to guess...I think his legs are tired.



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    He has hit the freshman wall. I think a lot of our guys are hitting that same wall. I still think he is going to be a great player for us. I think he will eventually be a guy like Kantrail Horton who kills the other team when they are trying to rally.



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    Not making excuses, but if I had to guess...I think his legs are tired.
    I don't disagree with that at all.



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    I think another issue with his shot is he is actually being defended now. In the non-conference games he got a ridiculous number of open set shots. Now that teams have identified him as a good shooter and now that teams have athletic defenders, they just keep a guy in his face and I think that is really rushing the timing of his shot.



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    Sometimes watching this team reminds me of the basketball scenes in Teen Wolf with Brackins being the Wolf. All of the other guys on the team play with no confidence. We need a second half, where like at the end of the movie, Chubby makes an outside shot. In our case it would be Big Ham or AT. Everybody in the stands would be all stunned and then everybody on the team would just start playing CRAZY GOOD!



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    Lucca lived up to the expectations for one half, many games ago. At this point he's a glorified John Neal



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    Quote Originally Posted by pthebutcher View Post
    I think another issue with his shot is he is actually being defended now. In the non-conference games he got a ridiculous number of open set shots. Now that teams have identified him as a good shooter and now that teams have athletic defenders, they just keep a guy in his face and I think that is really rushing the timing of his shot.
    +1. Hopefully by next year, he can develop some other offensive moves so that his defender has to think about something other than just hawking his three-point shot...


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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    Not making excuses, but if I had to guess...I think his legs are tired.
    Boy it sure looks like it. Too bad he couldn't hit the freshman "wall" when he was a freshman...




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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    +1. Hopefully by next year, he can develop some other offensive moves so that his defender has to think about something other than just hawking his three-point shot...
    What he needs to do is take a foul. Three or four times a game, somebody just comes FLYING from the inside to block a decently open look, and instead of going up and getting hit, he spins out, and then doesn't shoot it.


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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    He reminds me of a certain someone that hit his Freshman wall this time last season and then turned it around for the last 6-7 games. He is a good player and his shot will come back; good shooters just don't lose their shot's forever. Mark my words, he will finish the season strong.



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    He shot being off has nothing to do with him being tired IMO.

    Early in the year he went straight up when shooting a jumper. Go back and watch tape. Now he fades away, leans from side to side, etc. He needs to get back into the routine of catching and going straight up. Next year he needs to learn to shoot off the screen



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    Re: Lucca needs to get his shot back

    Quote Originally Posted by Cloned4Life View Post
    Boy it sure looks like it. Too bad he couldn't hit the freshman "wall" when he was a freshman...

    maybe if he would have been allowed to play he could have.



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