Found May 08, 2013 on
Larry Brown Sports:
LeBron James has improved his game so much that he really has no weakness. His defense is outstanding, his passing and rebounding is stellar like usual, he’s improved his offensive efficiency, and he’s even become a good outside shooter. But the one area James feels he needs to improve is free throw shooting.
James is a career 74.7 percent free throw shooter. His highest percentage of his career was when he shot 78 percent from the line in the 2008-2009 season. He’s never made 80 percent of his free throws for a regular or postseason, but he’s looking to change that.
“I need and I want to shoot in the 80s,” James said via the Heat’s website. “That’s my next goal, my free-throw shooting.”
James has been working with teammate Ray Allen, who is sixth all time in NBA career free-throw percentage (.8936), on improving his free throws. He’s even adopted his teammate’s routine at the line:
“I don’t know if he adopted my routine, I think he just goes to what’s comfortable for him. Loo
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