Originally Posted by Kaylore
Missed free throws are my biggest pet peeve in basketball. People complain about getting killed by a buzzer-beater or the refs giving the ball to the other team on a bad out of bounds call. Well if you would make 80% of your free throws, or in the Nuggets case even 70%, that possesion wouldn't have mattered. Also they might be less likely to foul you when you take the ball to the key...
If high school kids can routinely shoot 65%-70% from the line why can't NBA players? It seems Free Throw shooting is the one thing you never really get better that much better at.