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WaHoo757

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You have to factor in how Mike got those long 2's


He was really good at getting dumped the ball, backing down a defender pretty far away, and using his body to create space and an angle as he usually faded away. You simply can't do that behind the 3 pt line. He could definitely have found ways to get more 3 pt looks so I don't disagree w/ this entirely, but it was so much easier to run offense for him because you don't have to do much for a guy that's automatic at the fade-away 2 pt FG. Gill was similar.. dump it to him and he'll find a way to get to the rim or get fouled.. yes Gills preferred shot was more efficient.. but Mike's made him more valuable* because it's much more difficult to defend


* I think you could probably scheme to stop Gill.. but w/ the talent he was surrounded with there was no way teams could do that.. There was absolutely no scheme to stop peak Mike Scott. Dude was simply automatic from 16 ft.
[Post edited by WaHoo757 at 09/13/2017 1:45PM]

(In response to this post by crossedsabres8)

Posted: 09/13/2017 at 1:40PM



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  Good find ** -- auvergnat 09/13/2017 10:59AM
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  You're right. With my limited technology skills -- sfb123 09/13/2017 10:55AM
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  Re: Isaiah's jumper has yet to be a weapon -- SW_CTHoo 09/13/2017 12:50PM
  We were actually a great 3pt shooting team last year -- crossedsabres8 09/13/2017 10:42AM
  Agree w/ all of that -- WaHoo757 09/13/2017 10:54AM
  This is a good point -- Toolie92 09/13/2017 1:24PM
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