r/nba Wizards 2d ago

[Highlight] Giannis gets called for the 10 second violation Highlight

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u/panthersfan87 Clippers 2d ago

It’s probably bc they let him shoot a practice ft

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u/LordLucy666 2d ago

For real... after he just air balled a FT earlier.

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u/TheSameAsDying 76ers 2d ago

Why did they let him do that?

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u/Bol-Bol-Bol-Bol-Bol [DEN] Alex English 2d ago

He kinda just did it. Ref looked confused after

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u/depressedfuckboi [MIL] Giannis Antetokounmpo 2d ago

He did that game 1 too. Ref was just kinda like uhhh okay

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u/SelfDeprecating Nets 2d ago

"Foul. No, two fouls."

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u/jerudy 2d ago

‘Look Jackie people can’t just be flying up in the air like that’ still one of the funniest lines in movie history.

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u/userwithusername 2d ago

Father Pat is my favorite fictional referee.

Also, when Frank Drebin when he was an MLB umpire.

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u/sevanelevan 2d ago

Do you mean Enrico Pallazzo?

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u/nutsinatwist 2d ago

Way better than Scott Foster

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u/LordHussyPants Celtics 2d ago

didn't someone do this earlier in the season and miss and then threw a hissy fit when the ref was like "only one more now"

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u/UrMomsLoofah Raptors 2d ago

Yeah I remember that. That was Tyler Herro

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u/CIark 2d ago

“Wait that’s illegal…..isn’t it?”

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u/ItsNotKevinDurant35 Nets 2d ago

I'm sorry officer, I didn't know I couldn't do that

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u/Populace_in_two Hawks 2d ago

Hahaha I fucking love that DC skit

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u/BananaDick_CuntGrass 2d ago

That was good wasn't it? Because I DID know that I couldn't do that! Hahaha

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u/BlackCheezIts Timberwolves 2d ago

I thought this was America?

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u/Vegetable-Double 2d ago

Chip, no! Chip, no, don’t do it!

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u/TheInternetShill 2d ago

Anybody have a clip of the practice shot?

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u/NoNameWalrus Celtics 2d ago

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u/Scientolojesus [DEN] Allen Iverson 2d ago

Nice thanks. JVG always calling out the bullshit haha.

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u/livingroomfuckmom 2d ago

all his FTs were over 10 seconds, probably just a coincidence

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u/ShoudveStayedHome 2d ago

They didn’t “let him”, ref was asking for ball and Giannis ignored him

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u/TopOfTheMorning2Ya Bucks 2d ago

Need to hire 7 foot refs to KG the ball when he does that. Not on my watch young fella.

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u/BrokenClxwn [POR] Carmelo Anthony 2d ago

Get this man a watch

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u/CIark 2d ago

Time moves differently in Greece bro 10 seconds isn’t 10 seconds

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u/AaronDidntMessUp 76ers 2d ago

I’ll explain it later

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u/Bjorn2bwilde24 Grizzlies 2d ago

Don't have too. Its all Greek to me

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u/HardenTraded 2d ago

10 δευτερόλεπτα δεν είναι 10 δευτερόλεπτα

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u/MrT-1000 Bulls 2d ago

Για εμένα 10 δευτερόλεπτα είναι σαν 10 λεπτά ;)

Αυτό λέω στη φιλενάδα μου

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u/vstrong50 Bulls 2d ago

Ah yes. Thanks.

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u/McDoobly-For-DinDin 2d ago

Lmao so perfect

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u/deadla104 [WAS] Michael Jordan 2d ago

To this day I believe Bron purposefully kept his team trailing to prove this point.

Let's dispel once and for all with this fiction that LeBron James doesn't know what he's doing. He knows exactly what he's doing

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u/futuremo Super 8 2d ago

Legit one of my favorite quotes ever lmao.

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u/yousonuva Wizards 2d ago

In Greece, every 60 seconds 10 seconds passes.

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u/DragonBank 76ers 2d ago

I'm going to need a breakdown on if its every 60 seconds 10 seconds passes or every 10 seconds 60 seconds passes.

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u/AttentionOre 2d ago

You have to carry the 1, every 60 seconds, 60 + 10 seconds passes

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u/MartyMcFry1985 1d ago

Can confirm this is true. Odysseus's 20 year journey was actually only a little under 3 hours. Well, the 1997 movie at least.

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u/sleepy416 Raptors 2d ago

LeChronos

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u/I_Always_Grab_Tindy Bucks 2d ago edited 2d ago

On that note, Mediterranean time is so infuriating to deal with if you're not used to it. Places opening/closing way later or earlier than their posted time, or being closed for much longer than a normal lunch break should take.

Having a meeting start an hour after the scheduled time forcing you to miss your train is super lame. I thought my German colleague was about to have an aneurysm.

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u/BendingUnit0x16 2d ago

Wait, you're talking about meeting an hour late in a professional context!?!?

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u/19GentileGiant92 Nuggets 2d ago

bro, there's such a thing as Balkan time, you can't escape it even if you're Nigerian by decent. If you say show up at 7:00, we'll see you at 9:00 the earliest, that's it.

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u/mrshuttlez Lakers 1d ago

We don't even talk about times. We say we'll see you there.

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u/o2lsports Nuggets 2d ago

It’s really not fair. Time moves faster as you approach objects with enormous density and this dude a freak.

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u/BrokenClxwn [POR] Carmelo Anthony 2d ago

Facts 😂😂

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u/Otternomaly 2d ago

For real for real, that man was a black hole from the 3 point line tonight with gravity so strong that Matthew McConaughey fell in and discovered that love is the one thing that transcends time and space.

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u/Sdfive 2d ago

Honestly, would make for a decent commercial if he got a watch sponsor.

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u/BrokenClxwn [POR] Carmelo Anthony 2d ago

Tissot presented by Giannis

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u/techblaw Celtics 2d ago

The fact that the NBA didn't take advantage of their sponsor, and snuffed the whole stopwatch thing, was sad. But it would probably have wrecked their Golden Boy even more

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u/qfuw NBA 2d ago

Or, get this man a teammate who often taps his wrist to remind people what time it is

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u/Jayveesac Lakers 2d ago

Antensecondkounmpo

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u/Toastiify 76ers 2d ago

when is he going??

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u/BobbaRobBob 2d ago

Get him Dame Time and he won't even have to worry about this.

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u/ThinkSoftware [ATL] Steve Smith 2d ago

SplaAaAaAaA-

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u/Bladex20 Suns Bandwagon 2d ago

Maybe dude should shoot them as soon as the ball hits his hands considering whatever he is doing isnt working

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u/BobbyBobbie Bucks 2d ago

We've all been saying that. Can't be any worse than his 20% from this series.

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u/catras_new_haircut Nuggets 1d ago

why the FUCK does no one shoot fts underhand??

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u/TrumpImpeachedInJuly 1d ago

A dude from UF did a couple years ago and was like 90%. Valid question

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u/catras_new_haircut Nuggets 1d ago

wilt did it in his 100 point game iirc

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u/batmansmaster [LAL] Kobe Bryant 1d ago

iirc he was 28/32 that game

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u/TrimboliHandjobs Pistons 1d ago

And then went back to a traditional free throw motion after. A baffling move.

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u/machu46 Bucks 1d ago

Kind of a similar story. I grew up training with a "shot doctor" that used to work with some pro players like Steve Nash and a bunch of other guys from the Canadian national team and stuff.

He got hired by Dwight Howard to teach him how to shoot free throws. Walked into the practice gym to Dwight bricking everything, told him to make like two small tweaks and suddenly Dwight couldn't miss. Dwight told him we were done here and never brought him in for another visit after that, reverted back to his old form, and continued being horrendous at the free throw line.

All of this was captured on video too; I used to crack up so much watching that knowing how much it could have made a difference for him if he had just continued working with this guy.

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u/TrimboliHandjobs Pistons 1d ago

The same thing happened with me and golf. I had a lesson when I was in high school and started hitting everything perfect after like 10 minutes of instruction. I have never been able to hit the ball as well since. I wish I wrote down what the guy said.

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u/Niku-Man 76ers 1d ago

Someone probably said he looked like a sissy goin underhand and big Wilt couldn't take that kind of abuse every night with his ill humor and all.

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u/The_Dok33 1d ago

Rick Barry's son?

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u/WestCoastBoiler Nuggets 1d ago

Yeah, that’s Rick Barry’s son.

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u/NateGT86 Bulls 1d ago

Hall of Famer Rick Barry shot free throws underhand throughout his career at a 90% clip which is elite.

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u/TheGanobler Hornets 1d ago

Helps that he learned from the quintessential underhand free throw shooter in NBA history - his dad!

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u/TrimboliHandjobs Pistons 1d ago

I think there is a stigma against it. It’s crazy Andre Drummond shot sub 42% for his first 5 seasons and never gave it a shot. For years Rick Barry was trying to teach it to poor free throw shooters because he didn’t want to see it die.

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u/Euclidean_Gastronomy [PHO] Dan Majerle 1d ago

They don’t want to look “weak”

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u/keanenottheband Trail Blazers 1d ago

Idk maybe shooting worse than most HS varsity kids would be the weaker look for a professional basketball player.

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u/gacuff 1d ago

Because NBA players care too much about how they look

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u/morcic Suns 1d ago

Pride gets in the way

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u/YouDumbZombie 1d ago

Fragile masculinity is my guess.

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u/Bacon_Devil Supersonics 1d ago

Taking one quick dribble probably helps you avoid accidentally letting a shitty ref pass throw off your motion. But other than that, yeah he needs to stop fucking around

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u/CochranVanRamstein 2d ago

They are inconsistent when they call it, but I think the refs are actually giving him a break and subtly trying to tell him to speed it up

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u/HardenTraded 2d ago

Refs: we don't wanna time this shit but seriously hurry up pls dude come on

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u/Chupacabra_herder Rockets 1d ago

I know, plant someone in the stands with a throaty voice to do it for us!

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u/Seaniard Wizards 1d ago

I don't understand why more stuff doesn't have a clock. Why are inbound passes based on a person counting in their head? Why are free throw count downs so randomly enforced? Can't they just program the shot clock to do this?

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u/goodkid_sAAdcity Knicks 1d ago

I think because no one really expects NBA players to regularly risk violating the rule with their free throws.

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u/Seaniard Wizards 1d ago

I suspect it's more that people don't actually want to enforce the rules to the letter. It seems like an inbound pass clock would be a natural fit, especially with end of game situations, but what do I know?

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u/giantsfan9336 2d ago

Exactly. It’s the only reason the rule exists

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u/Johnpecan Warriors 2d ago

I timed every free throw. They were always in the 11-14 second range.

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u/St_SiRUS Nets 2d ago

Lmao they definitely did that because he snuck in the practice shot

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u/mdzealot Nets 2d ago

Yeah that's what I think. He took a literal practice shot when the ref was calling for the ball. He kinda forced their hand here. Doubt they call it again.

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u/tintinrintin 2d ago

yeah, he even tries a half-assed wave/apology thing lol. they were cheesed. that's fair

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u/PipBoy19 Celtics 2d ago

Im not even mad at the call at this point. Just shoot the damn free throw

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u/PotentialSuperb 2d ago

It's almost satire. 6 dribbles and then just a blank stare at the rim.

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u/rmigz Tampa Bay Raptors 2d ago

guy runs hard all game, probably helps him catch some rest in between those possessions.

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u/FieldzSOOGood Bulls 1d ago

He's probably microsleeping the whole time

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u/Imhal9000 1d ago

He’s doing hummingbirds, imperceptible to the human eye

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u/JimiMcHendrixson 1d ago

Probably hasnt shit in weeks, the dudes running on maximum efficiency

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u/venitienne Rockets 2d ago

I don't get why he just stares at the rim for so long. I get the excessive dribbling but when you're done just shoot it.

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u/dWaldizzle 76ers 2d ago

Rhythm dribble for 5 seconds just to stand still like a statue for 5 seconds lmao

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u/venitienne Rockets 2d ago

My theory is he dribbles for so long that he forgets where the rim is, so it takes a while to find it again lol

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u/ElectricBin Celtics 2d ago

Just have him shoot at the middle one smh

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u/dWaldizzle 76ers 2d ago

Give that man a map

What is he doing 😂

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u/mocha-thunder Raptors 2d ago

Imagine if he's been half blind this whole time and the second he gets contacts its a 4-peat

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u/reesmpzyNJ NBA 2d ago

He’s always squinting lmao, that might be it

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u/Seaniard Wizards 1d ago

I honestly wouldn't put it past him. I'm shocked that some pro athletes don't find out stuff like this until halfway through their careers.

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u/MrGlotto300 Raptors 1d ago

any examples? genuinely interested

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u/Shermarki [GSW] Klay Thompson 1d ago

Steph!! He got eye corrective surgery in 2019. I was not surprised at all that he had his best season ever this year, it’s the first full year he has played since the surgery. He was playing with limited (less limited I should say, he clearly wasn’t blind) vision his entire career before he got his surgery.

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u/RelationDesigner9983 1d ago

Jameis Winston former buccaneers QB now on the saints, is a pretty notorious one.

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u/Riggity___3 Nets Bandwagon 2d ago

loolll seriously completely defeats the purpose of the rhythm dribble

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u/james_stinson56 Pistons 2d ago

he’s under contract now so uhhh I hope someone has the balls to correct him

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u/kok823 Timberwolves 2d ago

Exactly. If you’re gonna miss either way, take fucking 5 seconds instead of 10. Adopt the Ben Simmons approach please.

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u/thatsinsaneletstryit 76ers 2d ago

yea ben just gets that shit over with lmao. giannis isn't normally this bad though so idk he's even more in his head than usual

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u/FuckBrendan Cavaliers 2d ago

I’m sure the 10 second call will help with those nerves 🤣

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u/antwan_benjamin San Diego Clippers 2d ago

Probably what pisses me off the most. Like damn, at least if it worked I would understand why you're doing it. But the shit aint even working. It looks like its making you an even worse FT shooter. Put us out of our fucking misery already. How you gonna take 15 seconds just to airball that motherfucker?

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u/whackwarrens 1d ago

The NBA should just start running ads during his ft attempts. Hell when he's chucking up those threes plaster the screen with some posters for advertisers and block the screen.

No one wants to see that shit.

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u/Pikminious_Thrious Lakers 2d ago

Ben bricks it fast so he can get back to defense faster. The true defensive player goat mindset

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u/cpxx Lakers 2d ago

Giannis bricks it slower so teammates can take a break longer. True team player

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u/blondechinesehair Supersonics 2d ago

It reminds me of people Ive golfed with that take ten practice swings then shanks it into the woods

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u/6ca Lakers 2d ago

I played with a guy once who would set up to the ball and then just freeze at address for 10+ seconds before starting his swing, totally psyched out. And every time he finally swung he'd fucking top the shit out of it and have to walk 50 yards just to do the same thing over again. Absolutely agonizing

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u/blondechinesehair Supersonics 2d ago

I know the type. I understand that I’m not a great golfer so I just get it over with.

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u/melperz [LAL] Rick Fox 2d ago

You don't do the internal speech monologue of encouragement to yourself for about 8 seconds?

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u/HardenTraded 2d ago

Yeah but no one is timing my morning pee

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u/Sdfive 2d ago

You're gonna have to give him a moment , son. Giannis needs to think about his entire life before he shoots. Fades to a living room in Athens...

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u/blondechinesehair Supersonics 2d ago

Especially being such a bad free throw shooter. If he changed his routine to five seconds he could literally practice twice as much

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u/aetheos Trail Blazers 1d ago

This is the best takeaway from the thread lol.

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u/rbrutonIII 2d ago

His free throw form has about as much rhythm as Chuck's old golf swing

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u/cognitivepsychology Raptors 2d ago

I think he’s honestly making it worse by taking so long lmao.

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u/_dim1 Nets 2d ago

for real lol I feel like he psyches himself out by taking too long

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u/fundropppp8242 2d ago edited 1d ago

I was a shitty free throw shooter back when I played for my school. I started shooting them quicker and made me so much better because I didn't think about it.

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u/RousingRabble 2d ago

I always wondered why I never saw a player doing this. It always made sense to me. Shoot it as soon as it hits my hands. Just take the bounce pass from the ref and shoot.

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u/neobowman Jazz Bandwagon 2d ago

You probably don't want to bank your free throw routine on how accurate the ref's pass is. Having a dribble or two makes sense to keep everything in your control for a rhythm.

8 dribbles I do not get.

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u/Uuuuuuuuuungh 2d ago

It's two different approaches.

Steph shoot it Iike you said. Catches, casual 1 dribble, shot. But his shooting form is built different. He naturally uses his whole body in rhythm when shooting without a hitch. He's 1 of 1.

I practiced a lot to get mine upto ~90% in practice. I have a 4 second or so delay. Can't shoot it immediately or it's considerably worse. The form and everything is the same, even the feel, but I must be screwing up somewhere. I bet 95% of pro players fall in this category.

Giannis, Simmons, Lonzo, etc? Their own hopeless category.

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u/koung Jazz 2d ago

I'm not sure about basketball, but I played pool, tennis and now golf and they preach having pre shot routines to try and bring your mind to focus. Giannis obviously needs to get a better or shorter one, but having a routine to go through the motions is generally a good thing.

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u/bigg_pete Jazz 2d ago edited 2d ago

Exactly. He'd have just as much success if he just looked at the rim and chucked it up quickly without overthinking it

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u/WorkingContext Warriors 2d ago

he'd be more efficient if he did granny style

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u/Scatteredbrain Bucks Bandwagon 2d ago

taking so long to shoot is probably half the reason he’s such a terrible FT shooter.

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u/Eatingolivesoutofjar 2d ago

I think it's like how in the NFL the play clock hits 0, but then the ref has to turn and see it, then blow the whistle, so you really get an extra second or two. Plus the NBA refs are just counting in their head. They really don't want to call it.

But sometimes Giannis pushes 15 seconds and gives them no choice. This one was out of control, it hits 10 seconds in the clip and he got the ball way before this clip even starts lol.

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u/nonresponsive 2d ago

It's more like tennis where you have 20 seconds to serve after the point ends, but before an important point, or after losing a big point, some players started utilizing extra bounces to try to get back into a good mental state. And refs are pretty lenient when it comes to the time when they consider a point to be over, so I think there is a room for a little subjectivity.

It doesn't get called often, but it's very noticeable for some players. I don't think a separate foul shot clock is necessary, but Giannis has got to learn to go a bit faster.

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u/Particular_Weight495 2d ago

Bro I remember djokovic would take forever to fucking serve. He would bounce the ball for like 20 seconds then serve.

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u/BarryBumptin 2d ago

Would? That mother fucker still does that shit. Though to be fair Nadal is the biggest violator. After every point he towels off, then wipes his face 6 times, then pulls out his wedgie, then wipes his face again, then bounces the ball 10 times before hitting a serve that goes out and then he takes even longer on his second serve because theres only a serve clock for first serves.

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u/FBI_Agent_82 Knicks 2d ago

Plus the NBA refs are just counting in their head.

TBF they don't have to, Brooklyn was more than happy to help. Miami too, but that didn't work out well for them.

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u/TheScienceNamesArgon 2d ago

Nfl considers 0.9-0.0 still. Least, that's what I heard from a former ref years ago.

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u/ImDebatable 2d ago

Correct. That's why you often see it hit 0 but no call be made. The extra second is absolutely taken into account.

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u/MPorterJr 2d ago

Bolt 100m vs Giannis attempting FT.

Who finishes faster?

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u/melperz [LAL] Rick Fox 2d ago

Me eating entire bucket of churros

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u/LaChime 2d ago

Found the San Antonio woman

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u/nonbiasednbafan NBA 2d ago

Why don't the refs just have stop-watches

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u/CleopatraHadAnAnus Nets 2d ago

Why not put it on the shot clock?

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u/drasilking Raptors 2d ago

Lol you actually bring up a good point

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u/Jack-Cremation 2d ago

NBA just banned Brooklyn from putting the FT shot clock on the scoreboard.

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u/YouStillTakeDamage [MIA] Goran Dragić 2d ago

Makes sense, they wouldn’t want one of their faces getting called every single damn time

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u/EaglesPvM 76ers 2d ago

Yup, if it was anyone in the NBA outside of like 20 people there would be no leeway. Giannis has gotten too much though IMO I’m glad it’s been called twice already this postseason (out of dozens of violations)

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u/Interesting-Archer-6 2d ago

Then speed up your damn routine. If Giannis kept taking over ten seconds after being called every game, he's an idiot.

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u/pushinpushin 2d ago

it would be a pretty funny way to realize someone is stupid

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u/Iswaterreallywet Kings 2d ago

I was looking at the 24 second clock in the background and was wondering why they don't do that

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u/Los_Ingobernablez 76ers 2d ago

That’s gonna mess a lot with some players lol

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u/Sport6 2d ago

Put it on the back shot clock so the refs know exactly.

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u/yantraman Raptors 2d ago

Unexpected logic

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u/testenth 2d ago edited 2d ago

It’s obvious that they really don’t wanna call it, so if they had a stop watch or it was on the shot clock they’d be forced to call it every time.

Giannis just pushed his luck on this all year, lol. There was a clip in game 1 of Jazz vs Clips with Mitchell going over 10 secs too and almost nobody noticed or cared.

The NBA even told the Nets not to put a timer up anymore after they did it in game 1. https://sports.yahoo.com/nba-nets-told-to-ditch-timer-mocking-giannis-antetokounmpos-long-free-throw-routine-131128201.html

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u/ThePelicanWalksAgain 2d ago

Yeah, if some players here and there are taking 11 seconds, nobody really cares. But it's just like, c'mon man. Don't make them have to enforce the rule.

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u/slyguy183 Knicks 2d ago

Cause 99% of NBA players don't go over the 10 second limit

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u/livefreeordont 76ers Bandwagon 2d ago

It’s literally just one guy out of 400

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u/shadowfax2419 2d ago

They really don't need a stop watch with Giannis. He takes more than 10 seconds on all his free throws every time. He takes a 2-3 second pause. Then he dribbles 6 times (at minimum that's 6 seconds). Then he takes another 2-3 second pause then finally shoots his free throw. That's 10 seconds each time.

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u/SlappyBagg 76ers 2d ago

I was bored and timed like 5 or 6 of the FTs he had earlier in this series and he took over 11 seconds every time, one he has 12.6secs.

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u/zznf 2d ago

Did you record it and make a YouTube video with a clickbaity title? Id give it a view

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u/DamienSalvation Bucks 2d ago

His dribbles are faster than a second each, it's his hesitation wind up at the end that puts him over.

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u/Tactic69 [BKN] Mike James 2d ago

And even with everything he does he's still complete trash at ft shooting which makes the poor shooting even funnier.

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u/WhenItsHalfPastFive Warriors 2d ago

Ref did that confidently too, loud boos from the crowd, he loves it.

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u/Stopman Nets 2d ago

There’s a lot of bs calls that fans should boo, this ain’t one of them

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u/larvinmill Nets 2d ago

Yeah not even a subjective thing to call, he took like 13 seconds to shoot it

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u/HoldMyWater Raptors 2d ago

Time is relative though, or something.

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u/GlizzanderHolyfield Lakers 2d ago

I think JVG’s idea makes a lot sense, Giannis might be better off shooting them quicker. Not only to avoid a violation but his current routine makes him think a lot more and his struggles at the line could be mental.

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u/aghhhhhhhhhhhhhh Suns 2d ago

It seems like common sense though. Do you see anyone else successfully shooting free throws this slow? No. Then stop doing it Giannis lol

He literally just needs to take two or three hard dribbles and shoot

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u/Context_Kind 2d ago

It’s pretty fucking embarrassing at this point.

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u/S-ClassRen [SAS] Patty Mills 2d ago

Instead of worrying when the refs decide to call this how about worrying about Giannis not hurrying the fuck up

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u/Burst_LoL 2d ago

I said the same thing last time, like I get that it's annoying of a call or whatever but like... the man literally stares at the rim for a full 6 seconds before shooting every time and it's a bit ridiculous

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u/ItsTheShorts 1d ago

It’s 5 seconds in FIBA. It’s gonna get awkward during the Olympic qualifiers with Greece when the fans hit that 12 count lol

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u/Karl_with_a_C Raptors 1d ago

They should make it 5 seconds in the NBA too. This shit is getting stupid.

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u/Anonnameaccount Warriors 2d ago

BULLYING WORKS. Good job Nets fan

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u/pp21 Suns 2d ago

Bro why does this guy have such a long routine when it obviously isn’t yielding the intended results. I guarantee if he just went to the line, did 2 dribbles and shot he’d see better results this is just dumb

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u/Toofast4yall Heat 2d ago

He had an airball on a FT right before this so it can't possibly be any worse. He could walk up there blindfolded with no dribbles and do just as well

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u/Mintastic NBA 2d ago

At this point just pretend it's a catch and shoot when the ref passes it back.

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u/guacamully Bucks 2d ago edited 21h ago

he would also get way more reps in practice if he used a shorter routine, which would have a better effect on his FT% than whatever moments of "meditation" he's taking at the line...

The only reason to use that much time is if you have cardio issues, which would explain why he never seems to play 40+ (until today..)

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u/Oxygenius_ Lakers 2d ago

Lmfao fan counts to 12, two minutes later refs call 10 seconds on Giannis.

Also you have to count in one thousands !

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u/sexy_in_the_6 2d ago

Can’t have bad free throw percentages if you never shoot your free throws

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u/GirlsLastTour Warriors 2d ago

Lol it was over 13 seconds. And he gets it called at home court too.

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u/latman Nets 2d ago

Thank that lone Nets fan counting out loud lmao

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u/tide_reflects_sky Nets Bandwagon 2d ago

He needs to just 360 no scope these on the fly

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u/mnewman19 76ers 2d ago

front page, here we come

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u/mad_scientist434 NBA 2d ago

Just go faster.... maybe only 3 dribbles, or don’t stare at the rim so long. I’ve never seen another player constantly called for this

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u/starbellySneetches Pistons 2d ago

Anyone saying that this is unfair to Giannis because it hasn’t been called all year, just no. He’s knowingly taking more than 10 seconds every time, with the risk that it could be called. If you speed past a cop on your way to work everyday, and one day he pulls you over, would you say “that’s not fair because I break the law and speed everyday, and I never get a ticket”? No, you’re just grateful that you get away with it 99% of the time.

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u/Cherubtabs Clippers 2d ago

I think it's telling that no one on the Bucks complained.

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u/Suspicious_Pepperoni Rockets 2d ago edited 2d ago

His free throw shot reminds me of how triggered Charles Barkley's horrible golf swing would jebait me over and over.

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u/-orangejoe [NYK] Ron Baker 2d ago

I don't know why yall are complaining like it isn't cleaely stated when this gets called. The refs count to 5 Mississippis, then roll 2d6 and if the result is a 2 or 12 they count 5 more Mississippis then blow the whistle, or if its 6 to 8 they count down from 10 before calling it, otherwise no whistle. And if both dice show the same value then they're allowed to call lane violations for that free throw but not all free throws taken in that trip to the line. All clearly stated in the rules, smh.

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u/JakeTheDropkick [NOP] Jrue Holiday 2d ago

This goes out to that lone nets fan!

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u/ertapenem [SAS] Manu Ginobili 2d ago

Where was this when Karl Malone was in the league?

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