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The "keep your blocks in bounds" thing drives me nuts

Normally, you hear if from guys who are either so good that they could actually do that, or from guys who have never blocked a shot in their lives. This Malcolm is in neither of those categories, so I don't get it.

1. It's not a choice. A lot has to go right for a defender to get a piece of a shot...evidenced by the fact that most shots don't get blocked. Unless you're Bill Russell, there's no "Hmm, now where should I send this thing?" thought.

2. Keeping the ball in bounds is just as likely to send the ball to the opponent as to your own team, and that opponent may be in a good spot to score against an unsettled defense. So, even if it were a choice, I'm still not sure it would actually be a good choice.

3. Doesn't he have anything else to talk about? Does he think we're tired of hearing about Huff getting married or chopping wood?

(In response to this post by UVaFan)

Posted: 01/13/2021 at 8:22PM


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