Rise and Fire

Rise and Fire

It’s hard to believe that there was a time when the jump shot didn’t exist in basketball. When the sport was invented in 1891, players would take set shots with both feet firmly planted on the ground. Defenders controlled the sport, the pace was slower, and games would frequently end with scores fit for a football field. It took almost forty years before players began shooting jump shots of any kind and sixty-five years before it became a common sight. When the… (more)

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Considering how much the shot dominates the current NBA landscape, the timing of Fury’s book is apt. We’re living in the golden age of the jump shot.


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Publisher: Flatiron Books (February 23, 2016)

Collection: Flatiron Books

Language: English


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