Why does RJ suck at the line?

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Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#1 » by SHAQ32 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 3:20 am

Is he another one of these guys with a phantom shoulder injury, or is it mental?
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#2 » by GreatWhiteStiff » Sat Nov 9, 2019 3:23 am

Tell me how lebron sucks at free throws and the truth to all of life's mysteries will be revealed.
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#3 » by SHAQ32 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 3:24 am

GreatWhiteStiff wrote:Tell me how lebron sucks at free throws and the truth to all of life's mysteries will be revealed.

Simple. Too many muscles.
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#4 » by RaptorsLife » Sat Nov 9, 2019 3:36 am

Not sure but it cost duke greatly and will cost knicks whenever they get competitive again

He gotta learn to shoot it. Could be nerves but he’s pretty alpha
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#5 » by Cavsfansince84 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 3:49 am

GreatWhiteStiff wrote:Tell me how lebron sucks at free throws and the truth to all of life's mysteries will be revealed.


LeBron doesn't really suck at them though. He's something like a career 73% ft shooter. Barrett is below 50% right now. Which is horrible. Especially for a guard/wing.
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#6 » by 13th Man » Sat Nov 9, 2019 3:55 am

1 for 6 at the line tonight, that's terrible.
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Post#7 » by Cavsfansince84 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:06 am

13th Man wrote:1 for 6 at the line tonight, that's terrible.


Turrible.
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Post#8 » by 13th Man » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:09 am

His atrocious shooting is killing me in fantasy bb, I might have to dump him if he doesn't pick it up.
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#9 » by DaT WaVeY RiCaN » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:10 am

Obviously it’s something that needs to be worked on but I think hell be fine
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Post#10 » by Jose7 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:10 am

hes a terrible free throw shooter and sub par shooter.. but with his mental, he'll get it right. different type of cat he is.
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Post#11 » by LibertyKnicks00 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:17 am

Turrrrrrrrable

It’s all good he’s a solid player and it’ll develop. Once his shot sinks, his game will blossom
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Post#12 » by SHAQ32 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:31 am

LibertyKnicks00 wrote:Turrrrrrrrable

It’s all good he’s a solid player and it’ll develop. Once his shot sinks, his game will blossom

That's what they said about Bill Cartwright
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#13 » by Cavsfansince84 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:36 am

Jose7 wrote:hes a terrible free throw shooter and sub par shooter.. but with his mental, he'll get it right. different type of cat he is.


I don't know why you'd have much of any confidence whatsoever that he's definitely going to become some good to great shooter. What are you basing that on? Not that its impossible but its usually 50/50 at best that guys will go from being bad at something to good at it after they start their nba careers.
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#14 » by LibertyKnicks00 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:37 am

SHAQ32 wrote:
LibertyKnicks00 wrote:Turrrrrrrrable

It’s all good he’s a solid player and it’ll develop. Once his shot sinks, his game will blossom

That's what they said about Bill Cartwright
LMAO WHAT? Bill Cartwright was a 7’1” center. RJ has a nice shot, he keep shooting and tweak it a little.
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#15 » by FatboyRealPetty » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:48 am

Because shooting is his weakness. He was bad at duke too at the FT line but this is WOOF bad :lol: . not worried about it though
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#16 » by VanWest82 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:54 am

Because he can't shoot. Don't let the fast start fool you. He couldn't shoot in college either.
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#17 » by DaT WaVeY RiCaN » Sat Nov 9, 2019 4:59 am

VanWest82 wrote:Because he can't shoot. Don't let the fast start fool you. He couldn't shoot in college either.

Hes actually a much better 3 pt shooter than advertised

His mid range and free throws needs to be worked on but he will be fine
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#18 » by GregOden » Sat Nov 9, 2019 6:01 am

Shooting 37% from 3 and 44% from the FT line. That's like a Bruce Bowen line lmao.
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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#19 » by K-DOT » Sat Nov 9, 2019 2:17 pm

When most Knicks get fouled, I think "yes"

When RJ gets fouled, I think "ah sh*t"

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Re: Why does RJ suck at the line? 

Post#20 » by brutalitops » Sat Nov 9, 2019 2:26 pm

Shoulders are stuffed because he's a first year player carrying the weight of one of the largest NBA franchises around already

Also might be because he's 20 a far from a finished product. Probably that.

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