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Why Shooting 95% From the Free-Throw Line Is Almost Impossible (ft. Steve Nash) | WIRED

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The very best basketball free throw shooters can sink the ball about 90 percent of the time. What would it take to get to 95 percent? WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez steps up to the foul line with top shooter Steve Nash to find out.
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Why Shooting 95% From the Free-Throw Line Is Almost Impossible (ft. Steve Nash) | WIRED

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28/03/2019

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madkim_ 7
madkim_ 7 5 घंटे पहले
What's the brand name for that black hoodie?
Athrun000
Athrun000 7 घंटे पहले
I'm pretty accurate when using underhand free throw.
Ryan Salvador
Ryan Salvador 16 घंटे पहले
Bob Fisher - Basketball Bobby Fischer - Chess
Nash Cronsberry
Nash Cronsberry 23 घंटे पहले
Why is it always just one up and it is impossible
Wiremu Harimate
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Steve Nash low key sounds like Shawn Michaels
xd Faze Ali Ninja
xd Faze Ali Ninja दिन पहले
what if you just shoot 2 free throws in your whole career somehow and make both, then you will have 100% free throw shooting accuracy
Brandon Pagan
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Gordon Hayward shooting 95 percent tho 🤔
Go Gaito
Go Gaito दिन पहले
Gordon Hayward averaging 95 % in free throw this season Highest in NBA History. . .
Osama Bin Laden
Osama Bin Laden दिन पहले
"Pythagorean Theorem" a² + b² = c²
Joku Sekou
Joku Sekou दिन पहले
Bet she coak under little pressure
Iyanna Nash
Iyanna Nash 2 दिन पहले
He got my last name yessssss
drzitbag06
drzitbag06 2 दिन पहले
adding a woman player to the mix is not scientific at all. you didn't do your research cos women's basketball is smaller than men's.
Kat Kat
Kat Kat 2 दिन पहले
You guys should do why 4 step wall flips are almost impossible
Aware Evening
Aware Evening 2 दिन पहले
U suck
Sweet Jones III
Sweet Jones III 2 दिन पहले
Didnt Dirk make over 100 in a row ? Pretty sure he shot 95% that year.
Boss Potatoes
Boss Potatoes 2 दिन पहले
Let steph do this
BubbaSteve Garcia
BubbaSteve Garcia 3 दिन पहले
Dame?
Jose Villarreal
Jose Villarreal 3 दिन पहले
Meh, I don't buy it. I haven't even watched the video lol, but if you're getting paid Millions of dollars to play this game, you should make 99% of your un-opposed shots. No matter how big or small....its literally the main part of the game that you're making a FORTUNE playing.
Donna Co
Donna Co 3 दिन पहले
I'm disappointed Elena Delle Donne was treated more like an afterthought than a point of discussion, when she is actually the record holder.
Westin Mcclister
Westin Mcclister 3 दिन पहले
Leauge average would be like 90 percent if dwight Howard never played
Jason Jensen
Jason Jensen 3 दिन पहले
Damian Lillard was 91.2% on the Year this year.
Evolution_Algorithm
Evolution_Algorithm 4 दिन पहले
The line should always be OK, I mean direct at the hoop, the host did not have that. The distance is the hard part.
Elgin Howell
Elgin Howell 4 दिन पहले
I wonder if anyone has analyzed 'when' (like the game circumstances) that players like Nash missed. What percentage of his misses were during really high pressure situations.
Babak Ardebili
Babak Ardebili 4 दिन पहले
Ray Allen finished with 95.2% free throw accuracy in the 2008-09 season.
Babak Ardebili
Babak Ardebili 3 दिन पहले
+The Four Knight All g, I just noticed as well
The Four Knight
The Four Knight 3 दिन पहले
oh apologies.
Babak Ardebili
Babak Ardebili 3 दिन पहले
+The Four Knight Na, they changed the video name yesterday, it was impossible yesterday but now it's almost impossible. Still, that's not what it means if it is "almost impossible"
The Four Knight
The Four Knight 3 दिन पहले
Almost impossible means it's really really difficult to do such things, like doing a free throw at 95%
Babak Ardebili
Babak Ardebili 3 दिन पहले
+The Four Knight It's not "almost impossible" if people have accomplished it.
Ko Yeo
Ko Yeo 4 दिन पहले
You’re just trash
Jungle Straz
Jungle Straz 4 दिन पहले
🍁🍁🍁
Bryce Burrito
Bryce Burrito 4 दिन पहले
Only clicked on this video because I saw “Steve Na”. It was cut out but I assumed it was Steve Nash and it was, easily in my top 3 favorite NBA players
Boboz9
Boboz9 4 दिन पहले
so basically make 95 out of 100 lmao thats like umm okay
Cyclone kardz
Cyclone kardz 4 दिन पहले
My percentage is 100 when I make 3 in a row
Srinjoy Majumdar
Srinjoy Majumdar 4 दिन पहले
TACKOOOOOOOOOOO
Lucas Nordstrom
Lucas Nordstrom 4 दिन पहले
I have no clue how they scored on that double rim
James Allen jr.
James Allen jr. 15 घंटे पहले
higher arch shots.
Onecrispyboi
Onecrispyboi 4 दिन पहले
Why does Steve look like bill nye
George Moussa
George Moussa 5 दिन पहले
Why didn't he do this with Howard on the lakers...
John Doe
John Doe 5 दिन पहले
Hersey Hawkins was one of the best ft shooters when I watched basketball.
Dennis Drass
Dennis Drass 5 दिन पहले
Ben Simmons needs to watch this!
DoubleYolk
DoubleYolk 5 दिन पहले
I’ve never missed, (during a game) but i’ve only ever taken around 70 😂
TheWatchernator
TheWatchernator 5 दिन पहले
It starts with consistently placing your feet at the same place.
Call me Sloth
Call me Sloth 5 दिन पहले
Don't feel too bad, im surprised you even made a shot on a double rim hoop, not because of your skill but i mean... Its a double rim hoop lol
Dan Shilkett
Dan Shilkett 5 दिन पहले
Larry Bird was the GOAT!
Robert Nelson
Robert Nelson 5 दिन पहले
Jose Calderon, Calvin Murphy, Ray Allen, Jeff Hornacek, and Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf would disagree.
meerkat1954
meerkat1954 5 दिन पहले
Good video. But you devoted less than 10 seconds to proving your clickbait title, and weren't even convincing at that.
Bryan Hunt
Bryan Hunt 5 दिन पहले
cognitive science: uh, when theres people watching theres uh pressure and uh it makes it harder to perform well.
Bryan Hunt
Bryan Hunt 4 दिन पहले
+John Bennett herr you're so funny. I shagged yer mum
John Bennett
John Bennett 4 दिन पहले
Bryan Hunt she’s clearly dumbing it down for people like you
callum lowe
callum lowe 5 दिन पहले
Steph Curry has entered the chat
Hey Hi
Hey Hi 5 दिन पहले
You should do a lacrosse one with how fast those shots are
My Name is Gladiator
My Name is Gladiator 5 दिन पहले
Typical wired click bait.
My Name is Gladiator
My Name is Gladiator 5 दिन पहले
WNBA? Why not include boys Junior High stats?
Kwamu Hill
Kwamu Hill 5 दिन पहले
Steve Nash is among tbe greatest PG in NBA history
Axel Fox
Axel Fox 5 दिन पहले
I wonder if the smaller ball helps the WNBA player. Still insanely impressive!
Snowflake Pillow
Snowflake Pillow 5 दिन पहले
Derek Raivio shot 96.1% his senior year at Gonzaga in 06-07. Highest season percentage in NCAA history.
Blitz The Memer
Blitz The Memer 5 दिन पहले
Easy just play in the NBA get fouled and shot 2 free throws then just die If you die just respawn
Skye
Skye 6 दिन पहले
Why is it almost impossible to stop getting these videos recommended to me?
LLC Valuable
LLC Valuable 6 दिन पहले
In the 2009 NBA season Jose Calderon finished the season with a 98.1 free throw percentage. That same year Ray Allen finished with a 95.1 free throw percentage. Those are the two highest free throw percentages at the end of a year. (Steve Nash was 93.3 and was third that year)
LLC Valuable
LLC Valuable 3 दिन पहले
Devin Sanchez fair enough
Devin Sanchez
Devin Sanchez 4 दिन पहले
Steve Nash retired with that percentage, it was all-time not just one season.
Niel Daniel
Niel Daniel 6 दिन पहले
what's the wnba?
Marceau
Marceau 6 दिन पहले
How many Pegasus turbo have you got?😂🤩
Jad3z
Jad3z 6 दिन पहले
Tell that to 2k
ClapSniping
ClapSniping 6 दिन पहले
Good video until you brought up the WNBA.
timtimzi ni
timtimzi ni 6 दिन पहले
Next up: " How coming with a less - clickbaity title is almost impossible"
mark lopez
mark lopez 6 दिन पहले
we gon see bout impossible next season when steph finally puts his contacts on and doesn't no scope his shots
Mladen Stolic
Mladen Stolic 6 दिन पहले
Kakav sok dusko radovic sala u videu
Johnny Williams
Johnny Williams 6 दिन पहले
I used to love when Nash would tell the ref to hold the ball for a sec soo he could do his rehearsal first. Why more players don't do it is beyond me.
antyszwed
antyszwed 6 दिन पहले
do the same with bowling
Steven Kurniawan
Steven Kurniawan 6 दिन पहले
Why getting 30 free throws each game always possible (Ft James Harden)
loooooodo
loooooodo 6 दिन पहले
Because he's a flopper, and they put him on the line 30 times...
bull frogger
bull frogger 6 दिन पहले
Rick Barry . Great free throw shooter . Shot underhanded or granny style . It made sense to me although I couldn't do it well . Barry was a great shooter all around , so he didn't do it by necessity . He didn't quite average 90% career but then he was a forward . He likes to talk about how today's players don't have the pride it takes to be a great free throw shooter . Wish Rick had the same philosophy about playing defense which he didn't do half the game .
Trashy
Trashy 6 दिन पहले
Why females in the nba is almost impossible
Chaplin
Chaplin 6 दिन पहले
When Nash was here in Dallas he had a small humble house in a middle class neighborhood and was very cool to everyone. No ego, regular guy. I'd hear stories of him surprising kids on the soccer field and kicking the ball around with whoever was there
Lucky CHICKEN
Lucky CHICKEN 6 दिन पहले
New title: Why losing my virginity is almost impossible
Grunt802 0311VT
Grunt802 0311VT 6 दिन पहले
H.O.F
Bob Ross
Bob Ross 6 दिन पहले
double rims
Jake Burke
Jake Burke 6 दिन पहले
everyone one of these episodes is pretty much: Why has no one [insert difficult task here] yet? Cuz it's really difficult
Marco Chan
Marco Chan 6 दिन पहले
But the real question is: Why are you playing on a double rim, I'm actually disgusted.
Nick M
Nick M 6 दिन पहले
Didn’t Hose Calderon shoot 98.1 percent one year ?
Akeem Adell
Akeem Adell 4 दिन पहले
yea but thats not really fair cause I think he only shot like 100 in that season
Romeo Swish
Romeo Swish 6 दिन पहले
Awesome video ;)
C0nV1ct3D F3L0n
C0nV1ct3D F3L0n 6 दिन पहले
One player ...... Mark Price Cleveland Cavs
John Perry
John Perry 6 दिन पहले
I'd say it would be easy for her to have a 93% FT in comparison to curry if you consider the fact that he has to play in stadiums filled with screaming fans, while for her being in the WNBA she doesnt have to worry about that problem
Emani Judah
Emani Judah 6 दिन पहले
This video could have lasted about 10 seconds
Bullet with Nukes
Bullet with Nukes 7 दिन पहले
Why this IN-vid channel running out of old ideas is almost impossible
Norbert Szalay
Norbert Szalay 7 दिन पहले
14 minute ad. cool
Rexi_112
Rexi_112 7 दिन पहले
I was on this Court about two years ago (I‘m German)😂😂🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸😍😍😍🏀🏀🏀🏀
nickboxer15
nickboxer15 6 दिन पहले
More emojis would help
blaze Gaming
blaze Gaming 7 दिन पहले
jose calderon shot 100% on 150/150 freethrows one season, so definitively not impossible
blaze Gaming
blaze Gaming 7 दिन पहले
98% so, still possible.
Connor Barr
Connor Barr 7 दिन पहले
He went 151/154 in his best season
AJ3K
AJ3K 7 दिन पहले
Ok but I can make 97%, what’s up with that?
Muazz Syed
Muazz Syed 7 दिन पहले
Rick barry had 96% free throw
Dustin Burgess
Dustin Burgess 6 दिन पहले
He did not.
Samuel I
Samuel I 7 दिन पहले
Your % increases if you can stand there and repeatedly shoot them in rhythm. In a game situation, you're winded, the shots come sporadically, and there's a ton more pressure.
volcano hi
volcano hi 7 दिन पहले
Why are the best free throw shooters white?
Dawit Ayele
Dawit Ayele 6 दिन पहले
+volcano hi Carry is still an active player. He had to maintain the same record and retire to hold the record for carrier free throw success rate...
volcano hi
volcano hi 7 दिन पहले
+Dawit Ayele but its an old white man who is in the Guinness book of records
Dawit Ayele
Dawit Ayele 7 दिन पहले
actually, curry shoots 90.5%. which is the highest in NBA history.
Pedro Vinicius de Souza
Pedro Vinicius de Souza 7 दिन पहले
He looks like Clint Eastwood now
EyeSeeYou
EyeSeeYou 7 दिन पहले
Very interesting. I wish they would have touched more on why you see taller and bigger players generally have a worse FT percentage though.
Wil Z
Wil Z 8 दिन पहले
James harden was some how fouled by this video
Ahmed Sameeh
Ahmed Sameeh 8 दिन पहले
Shaq comin in close 2nd
Mr. TopRamen
Mr. TopRamen 8 दिन पहले
You shoot like a girl
9Ballr
9Ballr 8 दिन पहले
Record for consecutive free throws made: 5,221 by Ted St. Martin (more than 7 hours without missing)
Paul Y
Paul Y 5 दिन पहले
It's different if you have lots of game play in between free throws.
jjkkk
jjkkk 8 दिन पहले
Bet you 100 bucks I can hit that in one try
Elbert Hang
Elbert Hang 8 दिन पहले
That’s like asking professional bowlers to hit a strike 95% of the time
NO7ORIOUS
NO7ORIOUS 8 दिन पहले
Calderon got 98.1% in a season
Uncle Rich
Uncle Rich 8 दिन पहले
It’s a lot harder to shoot when you’re winded.
grodhagen
grodhagen 8 दिन पहले
Hey whippersnappers, check out this geezer (Bob Cousey) who played over 60 years ago. He had a cameo in a movie, stood at the foul line, in street clothes, no warm up, decades after retiring and... just watch, you will not be disappointed. I promise. in-vid.net/video/%E0%A4%B5%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%A1%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%AF%E0%A5%8B-6gDLsZlLEPw.html
Nowaczeq
Nowaczeq 8 दिन पहले
And here I am, missing every shot while playing match :)
Owen Zvtz
Owen Zvtz 8 दिन पहले
Get this man on Taco Falls right now
The_Elven_Canoe
The_Elven_Canoe 8 दिन पहले
Well now i know who should play Clint Eastwood in his eventual biopic...
Christopher Palmer
Christopher Palmer 8 दिन पहले
Video could have said “human error” and that’s the reason. It’s the same reason it’s almost Impossible to hit .400 in a season.
Keith W.
Keith W. 8 दिन पहले
two words...Steph Curry
MoKIGN
MoKIGN 8 दिन पहले
0:50 is that Mark Cubans dad?
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