Rockets Scrimmage Highlights

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  1. every_yard

    every_yard Active Member

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    And........... He misses the free throw.
     
  4. josh4isu

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    ....really dude? You shoot with hands that big
     
  5. mattyice

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    No personal offense intended to you..but I really hate that excuse. Is he the first person with huge hands?

    Jordan is regarded as having huge hands, as is Bird. Plenty of power forwards have had just as big of hands and shot fine from the line.
     
  6. Cyclonesince78

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    Game time is Friday at 5:00 on NBA tv. Should be interesting...
     
  7. CyBer

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    NBA tv you say, what channel is this? Oh **** I have a wedding on saturday!
     
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    True. If Michael Jordan and Larry Bird can do it, how hard can it be? Good point. :jimlad: Since you're using the greats, where is Wilt Chamberlain in your example. I think he had big hands too. How bout Shaq? Did he have big hands?
     
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    No, but he's also not the first person to struggle shooting free throws either, what's your point?
     
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    The responses from Houston fans look eerily familiar.

    Royce is winning them over. That personality and that talent win people easily.
     
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    He's going to be one of the favorites in the country when all is said and done.
     
  13. peteypie

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    #13 peteypie, Jul 10, 2012
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    It's funny how bipolar Houston posters seem to be. At draft time the sky was falling. They have all seemed to change their tune on Royce and all their picks for that matter, not wanting to lose Royce in a trade for Dwight Howard.

    Edit: Although it seems similar to some of our bipolar fans on Royce at first before he won the hearts of all Cyclone Nation!

    Though most of the worries here were about him actually playing a game and sweating (facepalm)
     
  14. CycloneErik

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    On their poll, they were about 70% in favor of Royce. Most wanted him from the day of the Kentucky game.

    Some got nervous after Houston made the pick, but that just looked like the nerves people have after making a decision. The whole thing looks a lot like Royce's beginnings here in Ames.
     
  15. mattyice

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    Want me to use rik smits? David Robinson? Also big guys with huge hands.....good shooters.

    Hands make no difference.....if it did...wouldn't the opposite be true? Wouldn't mugsy bogues and spud Webb be 92% ft shooters?

    Some of its form....most of it is in his head.
     
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    If you were to gather data for every nba player for hand size and free throw percentage and plotted them. You would absolutely see a negative correlation.

    Now I'm not saying it is the only thing that hurts free throw shooting, but it doesn't help.
     
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    Try to shoot a softball.. Hell, even a volleyball is harder to shoot. That's what it's like when Royce tries to shoot it.
     
  20. Doc

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    It's obvious the problem is in Royce's head as well as his hands. How many times have you seen the guy airball a jump shot? His hands are quite a bit smaller than Shaq's and not much larger than guys who shoot FT's well. The hands hurt him, but don't tell the entire story.
     

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