Posts Tagged ‘late game free throws’
Pitt rebounds 71.8% of its opponents misses, good for 30th in the nation. That is part of what makes the offensive rebound by Paris Horne so surprising with under a minute left in today’s Big East matchup.
It was a great move by Paris Horne but he took advantage of a weakness in the box out technique of Gilbert Brown. Take a look at what happened.
Here is a clip of the last free throw attempt that had Gilbert Brown on the block before the one where he gave up the offensive rebound. The red arrow illustrates the first step he made, which was straight into the paint. The green arrow shows the step he should have made, which is up the lane, to get his body on the St. John’s player.