Former Los Angeles Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about how the fundamental appeal of basketball has changed. “I think the appeal of the 3-point shot, just the crowd appeal and the old personal appeal — the ego of making a 3-point shot — has really made working your way into the paint and shooting a shot starting out with your back to the basket, there’s not much appeal to that,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “So many players now are entertainers in addition to being basketball players. That leads to a conflict.”
Abdul-Jabbar also lamented the disappearance of his signature shot, the skyhook, from today’s game.
“If you just take the time to figure out the fundamentals and work on it for a couple months and get it down, you have a shot that can’t be blocked,”
Keep this in mind when you’re working on your business. Don’t forget your fundamental game.
Doesn’t mean you can’t put any flash in your game, he deff did
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