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Old 12-15-2007, 11:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Here's a clip from a GS game last year where Kapono, like last night, completely redefines the term "catch and shoot"..catchshoot..or something like that

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Old 12-15-2007, 11:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeah, if we see a couple more performances like last night's one from Kapono, I might be eating some crow very soon. The key from Kapono that seperates him from our other shooters is that he's always planted and squared to the hoop ready for a quick release shot. But kudos to Jose and co. for also placing passes towards his upper torso which allows Kapono to even get the shot off that much faster.

I still think the 6 million per year was kind of steep, but if we see more of these performances from him then it'll ease the financial blow.
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Old 12-15-2007, 12:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 12-15-2007, 12:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Lang, you insinuating that Kapono would never turn a shot down, lol? Last night he shouldn't have really
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Old 12-15-2007, 09:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
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This is the one he did against Indiana

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_s2XVWXGPA
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Old 12-15-2007, 10:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
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That two handed shot thing was hilarious. I knew a guy in school who used to shoot like that...but every time...and he didn't hit anything but fans and people walking along the baseline.
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Old 12-17-2007, 09:41 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I like the signing and i don't mind his price... what i dont' like is how little he's been used so far. The guy needs 12 shots per game... minimum. He's just too good and quick enough to get open...it's frustrating.
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