Can Shaq shoot free throws?

Shaquille O'Neal will go down in NBA history as one of the most dominant big men ever to play the game. One aspect of his game that has never been referred to as dominant is his free throw shooting. Over nineteen seasons in the NBA, Shaq shot 52.2% from the foul line.

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Why did Shaq not shoot free throws?

— According to the experts, the problem was that Shaquille O'Neal broke his wrist as a child and it never healed properly. Or that he didn't practice enough. That's what Dave Hopla, who has worked as a shooting coach for the Detroit Pistons and now runs clinics around the country teaching the art of shooting, told me.

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What if Shaq was a good free-throw shooter?

So the idea of his being fouled really didn't keep teams from going to him as much as you think. In reality, if Shaq had been a better free thrower and gotten more attempts, it probably would have meant at best an additional 2,000 points in his career, putting him a large amount behind Kareem and Malone.

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Can Shaq shoot threes?

Shaquille O'Neal buried 1 shot from beyond the arc in his career.

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How many 3s has Shaq made?

Shaquille O'neal has made one three pointer in his career. In the 1995–96 season he took a turnaround 3 pointer at the buzzer and it went in.

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How many 3 has Shaq attempted?

Shaquille O'Neal Attempted 22 3-Pointers in His Career, but Gave Advice to a Player With Over 3,600 Attempts: 'Just Leave It up There' Shaquille O'Neal was a dominant NBA force.

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Who is the greatest free throw shooter in NBA history?

Karl Malone holds the record for most free throws scored in career: 9,787 free throws. Malone also holds the record for attempts, with 13,188 free throws attempted with a percentage of 74.20%.

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Who has the lowest free throw percentage in the NBA?

Ben Wallace has the worst career free-throw percentage, at 41.4 percent.

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What is the highest free throw percentage in the NBA?

The highest free throw percentage in NBA history is 90.82%, by Stephen Curry (USA) while playing for the Golden State Warriors from the 2009/10 season to the 2021/22 season. Curry had converted 3,197 of 3,520 free throw attempts, as of 16 March 2022.

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What was Shaq's worst free throw percentage?

Shaquille O'Neal had his worst free-throw percentage in a single NBA playoff run in 2010-11, at 0.0 percent.

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How many free throws has Curry missed?

Stephen Curry has missed 323 free throws in his career.

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Has anyone got 100% free throw?

The National Basketball Association's (NBA) free throw percentage leader is the player with the highest free throw percentage in a given season. José Calderón holds the record for best free throw percentage in a season, which he accomplished with the Toronto Raptors in the 2008–09 NBA season.

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Has there ever been a 100% free throw shooter?

Jose Calderon is the record-holder for highest free throw percentage in a single season at 98.1 percent. That's right. During the 2008-2009 season, Calderon made an incredible, 151 out of 154 free throw attempts. When he was in his finest groove, the Raptors' point guard sunk 87 straight from the line.

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What is Lebron free throw percentage?

Free-throw percentage: 78.1%

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Was Shaquille O'Neal the worst free-throw shooter?

Shaquille O'Neal had his worst free-throw percentage in a game 25 times, at 0.0 percent.

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How many free throws has Shaq missed in his career?

Shaquille O'Neal - 5,317 Missed Free Throws.

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What is DeAndre Jordan's free-throw percentage?

DeAndre Jordan is in the zone. After years of being hacked by opponents to force the 45.5 percent career free throw shooter to the line, Jordan is shooting a career-best 75.8 percent on free throws during his first season with the Dallas Mavericks.

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Who has never missed a free-throw in the NBA?

When you ask the Los Angeles Lakers rookie about it, as Chris Mannix of The Vertical did, he's not going to back away from the story: "Legend had it that in four years, Ingram never missed a free throw.

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Is Steph Curry the best free-throw shooter ever?

Top 10 NBA Players With The Best Free-Throw Percentage Of All Time: Stephen Curry Is The Greatest FT Shooter Of All-Time. Free-throw shooting is considered an art because it is a chance for players to generate easy points for their teams.

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How many 3s does LeBron average a game?

LeBron James made 2.9 threes per game this season.

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Has Yao Ming ever made a 3?

Yao Ming drained 2 three-pointers in his career.

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What was Shaq free throw percentage?

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Is 70 a good free throw percentage?

On the college level, players who shoot above 75% are considered good shooters; while high school players should shoot over 70%. I, personally, don't think that anyone over 15 years of age (or high school age) who shoots below 70% is a good free throw shooter.

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