Originally written on Red's Army  |  Last updated 12/22/11
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Last night, a few people on Twitter (myself included) were commenting that Rajon Rondo's jump shot looked a little smoother.  That the release looked a little more fluid.   So we compiled the jumper Rondo took last night into a little video. The shot does look pretty fluid.  He's taking the shots confidently and there doesn't seem to be a hitch anywhere in the release.  How does that compare to past jumpers?   This is Rondo last year against New Orleans. I can't say the jumper looks all that different.  In some, there is a slight hitch right at the top of his release.  But if you look at the first jumper from last night and the first jumper in the N.O. video... they look very similar.   Then, you may say, the second and third jumpers from last night look a lot smoother, look at this one from the Knicks game last year:   That looked pretty smooth too. So it looks like the notion that Rondo's jumper looks smoother is a bit of myth.  In...
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