Originally Posted by bjjs
Well Snooch, regardless of what you think should be the case, basketball players of all ages prove time and time again that knocking down clutch free throws is anything but easy. The loneliest place in pro-sports - the free throw line.
please spare me that load of crap. looking up from the mat in a title fight, the pitcher on the mound with the game on the line and a full count. The kicker going for the field goal....
A player, shooting the shot they have most certainly shot more than any other shot in their entire lifetime. The only one in which the have COMPLETE control over the outcome. The only shot with no defenders EVER, the only shot in which you can use whatever routine you choose in order to get yourself ready is not.
Its a percentages thing. period.
I have and will again give credit for his ability to "control his nerves" if he is the type to let outside interferences distract him from his "off the charts level drive, heart and determination"