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    Many people know how to shoot a basketball, but when some players step up to shoot a free throw they might not have the best form. The top teams in the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) have a percentage of about 75% from the line. Numerous missed shots are due mainly to poor form, which can be easily fixed. The best time to learn how to have this good form is during one’s early basketball years. This is so one can develop muscle memory. A free throw occurs in a basketball game when a player is fouled in certain situations. When a player is fouled, they may shoot one to three free throws depending on the occasion. The free throw line is fifteen feet away from the basket from junior high school up to professional basketball.…

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    Free throws wins games is most likely a phrase that most athletes hear from their basketball coaches. Even though they are only worth a point, they tend to occur at the most crucial parts of the game. For example, one second remains on the clock and your team is tied with the opposing one. The ball is in your hands, you control the outcome of the game. If you miss it, the other team has a chance to score and win. If you make it, your team wins. Thus, free throws win games. If only it was as…

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    “Free throws win games,” a phrase that athletes repeatedly hear from their basketball coaches. Even though free throws only count for a point, they tend to occur at the most critical parts of the game. Imagine, only a few seconds remain, and your team is losing by one point. Two simple free throws dictate which way the game swings. If you miss them both, your team loses. Make only one, and the game goes into overtime. Make them both, and you become the hero for your team. Thus, free throws win…

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    The history of free-throw; James Naismith created by a game that was non-violent. He wrote 13 rules of his game and labeled it basketball while he prepared teaching a gym class at the YMCA in Springfield, Mass in 1891. However, understanding that free throw was not called in the original 13 rules, but it was almost the same as rule number 7, that stated “if either side makes consecutive fouls it shall count a goal for the opponents.” Today, we know it as free-throw was put into place for more…

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    It’s extremely important to be able to make your free throw in the game of basketball. They are only worth one point as opposed to two points, but they are crucial in all aspects of the game. But in order to make your free throws, you have to be able to know how to shoot a free throw. It all starts by just going to a court and having a basketball. This could be anywhere, your high school, friends house, or a local recreation center. If you can’t find a court, you could just go in your own…

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    fourth quarte, and every possession from here on out mattered. We were down by two points at this point and I had just been fouled and was going to the free throw line for two shots. I was poised and control and I remember repeating to myself “Just two simple free throws, nothing different.” I stepped up to the line, and preformed my freethrow routine- two dribbles a deep breath and shot. The first shot was a miss, but I didn’t et that discourage me. The referee then threw the ball back, I…

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    Shooting guards can also bring the ball up court, just as a point guard because they have descent dribbling skills. Shooting guards are known for long range jump shots and three-pointers. A shooting guard generally averages around a 40% from three-point range. In addition, most two guards are strong, athletic, and have the ability to get inside the paint and drive to the basket. Shooting guards are also good free throw shooters. Opponents want to minimize fouling these guards and sending them to…

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    is still trying to improve. On the other hand, some sports require you to have prior knowledge on how to do something the correct way. For example, in baseball you can hit baseballs all day long but you might not hit perfectly after 10000 hours of practice. Another thing is, in baseball if you practice bad habits over and over again it’s harder for you to get out of those bad habits. This just doesn't happen with baseball, it can occur in every sport. For example, in basketball if you don’t know…

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    with one or both hands. The ball may be batted in any direction with one or both hands, but never with the fist. A player cannot run with the ball. The player must throw it from the spot where he catches it, allowing a man to run if he is at a good speed. The ball must be held in or between the hands. The arms or body can not be used for holding it. No shouldering, holding, pushing, striking or tripping in any way of an opponent. The first infringement of this rule by any person counts as a…

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    The bus pulls out of the school parking lot, while all of its passengers reminisce through the season. The games they won, the games they lost, and the memories they made. Each of the players develops a strategy that they believe can earn them the championship. Meanwhile, the cheer captains peruse through their cheer lists, singling out the perfect cheers to call. The Bremen Blue Devils enter the Temple Tigers’ gym. The boys approach the locker room while the girls proceed to the stands.…

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