Art of Shooting: A Tribute to Ray Allen’s Jumpshot
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What’s more beautiful in the NBA than Ray Allen’s jump shot and don’t say Marko Jaric’s Victoria Secret model/wife that you might see on the sideline. In my opinion, nothing.
So I thought it would be cool to do a little tribute to the prettiest thing in basketball by stating some very random data about Ray Allen’s shot and showing a few videos of the moving masterpiece in action. Enjoy and go practice some jumpers afterwards.
- The ideal angle for a 3 pointer is 48 degrees
- It takes .73 seconds for Ray to get a shot off
- Ray’s apex when he releases a shot is almost 9 ft off the ground
- Ray’s backspin includes 2 rotations per second
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