Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 6/1/12
I've never understood why KG likes to shoot just a step inside the 3 point line (also known as the worst shot in basketball). I mean obviously everyone prefers him down low, but he's always been a jump shooting big man primarily and that's the way it's going to stay. Oddly enough I've seen him more than a handful of times shooting 3's in practice (made 4 of 6 in today's practice video), but he rarely will in games. Hasn't anyone ever broken down the Math to him that 33% on 3 pointers gets you the same amount of points as 50% on 2 pointers? Or that shooting 4-6 like in the above video gets you the same amount of points as shooting 6-6 on 2's? Another interesting fact is that as KG has gotten older and posted up less, he has actually shot less from behind the arc. KG has averaged less than 8 3-pointers attempts a season with the Celtics after shooting as many as 116 a season with the Wolves. You'd think that playing a year with Rasheed "TLC" Wallace and seeing him chuck up 3's with n...
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