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Discussion in 'Nuttin but Net' started by exiledgator, Apr 10, 2024.

  1. exiledgator

    exiledgator Gruntled

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    I know it's the NBA, but the Celtics lost to the Bucks and shot zero, zip, none, nada single FT in the entire game. Zero. An NBA record.

    The Bucks shot a whopping 2. Making the game total of 2 FTs an NBA record as well.

    Rules changes play a part as does the silly nature of the NBA game today (see below):

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    While I'd love to see less FTs in the college game, I don't want that new shot chart.

    Consider this my first off season thread.
     
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  2. gatordavisl

    gatordavisl VIP Member

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    Are they in the playoffs yet?
     
  3. exiledgator

    exiledgator Gruntled

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    That's when I start watching the NBA.
     
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  4. ETGator

    ETGator Long-Time Gator Stuck In East Tennessee Moderator VIP Member

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    I found and re-posted (I think) your chart a little bigger. It makes your point.

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  5. gatordavisl

    gatordavisl VIP Member

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    So - yes? (sorry, I'm a bit dense when sober)
     
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  6. exiledgator

    exiledgator Gruntled

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    Ha, thought you were being rhetorical/funny. Not yet. Just a few more games.
     
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  7. exiledgator

    exiledgator Gruntled

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    Thanks. On phone so I can't attest to actual image size. That's the one.
     
  8. ETGator

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  9. KronoGator

    KronoGator GC Hall of Fame

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    Three's or dunks. Ugh.
     
  10. spike718

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    What is this NBA you speak of?
     
  11. exiledgator

    exiledgator Gruntled

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    It's a game that fun to watch in another week or two... Not so much now
     
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    it's where the refs are paid to do nothing
     
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  13. A100

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    Last nights game was rather entertaining between Den & Minn. It was close until Brown(SP) went dunk crazy and broke the game open.
     
  14. lifetimeg8r

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    The mid-range game is virtually gone from basketball at all levels.
     
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  15. exiledgator

    exiledgator Gruntled

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    Pullin didn't get the memo.

    I say it still exists in the college game and I see it a lot in the HS game.

    As much as 1997? No, but I think only the NBA has made it so irrelevant, because only in the NBA can you have 8+ guys on your roster capable of shooting lights out from deep.
     
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  16. RealGatorFan

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    That right chart looks like AI generated. It's almost pure analytics. Look at the groupings, all perfectly located. Not a shot inside the 3 and outside of the paint. Even looks like a guy with headphones and a fat nose but no eyes:)
     
  17. exiledgator

    exiledgator Gruntled

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    It's top 300 shot selection, not all shots...
     
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  18. jeffphillips21

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    is the 2nd shot chart real or what the modern game considers "ideal"? On the Suns alone you have Beal, Booker, KD all shooting mid-range jumpers...DeRozan and Butler live off the mid-range, even Lebron....all have very well established mid-range games.
    Me thinks that chart is misleading
     
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  19. jeffphillips21

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    not quite....in fact not by a long shot
     
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  20. ETGator

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    Yes, it's real. Widely discussed. I don't watch the NBA (except when my grandson insists) so I can't comment. Just the math of the 3-point shot and analytics may have taken over. Also, those were the "top" shots, i.e., most common. Sure, certain players can be as effective, or more effective, from mid-range. It's just a lot less common I guess.