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Old 05-14-2020, 07:45 AM   #1
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Default Lon and Austin BOTH expect Reaves to shoot better

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Old 05-14-2020, 09:10 AM   #3
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He has to take better shots. Fran made a pretty good point during multiple broadcasts that he doesn't take a lot of high quality shots. A lot of his attempts are off-balance, not open, step-backs, etc. He isn't good enough for that. He shot better at WSU because he was a spot-up shooter.

If he takes higher quality shots, he will make a better percentage. If he turns into a jack machine, he will shoot a poor percentage.
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Old 05-14-2020, 09:22 AM   #4
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He has to take better shots. Fran made a pretty good point during multiple broadcasts that he doesn't take a lot of high quality shots. A lot of his attempts are off-balance, not open, step-backs, etc. He isn't good enough for that. He shot better at WSU because he was a spot-up shooter.

If he takes higher quality shots, he will make a better percentage. If he turns into a jack machine, he will shoot a poor percentage.
You're right, last season he was trying to be Kobe when he's really probably closer to John Paxson.
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Old 05-14-2020, 09:39 AM   #5
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It appears the statement that he was a catch and shoot guy when he shot well is very revealing. That makes OU's point guard even more critical. If Austin can shoot over 40% as a catch and shoot guy then we have to get him a lot more of those kind of shots rather than the one on one style in 19-20.
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Old 05-15-2020, 03:54 PM   #6
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i said it all last season...I had a love/hate relationship with him (his play).

Hopefully more love this season...
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Old 05-16-2020, 09:38 PM   #7
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I'm fine with him shooting 28.6% from three as long as he scores 41 each night. Seems like a fair compromise.
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It appears the statement that he was a catch and shoot guy when he shot well is very revealing. That makes OU's point guard even more critical. If Austin can shoot over 40% as a catch and shoot guy then we have to get him a lot more of those kind of shots rather than the one on one style in 19-20.
He might not get enough catch and shoot opportunities next season to score at the level he might need to score for the team"s sake.
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LOL!!! Do you ever come up for air, steve boy?
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