Kevin Durant Avoids Heaves at the Buzzer to Keep His Shooting Percentage High

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Kevin Durant Avoids Heaves at the Buzzer to Keep His Shooting Percentage High
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You’ll occasionally see NBA players avoid taking desperation heaves at the end of quarters for a couple of reasons: they don’t think they can make the shot, and in some instances, they want to preserve their shooting %. Kevin Durant falls in the latter category, and it’s something OKC Thunder head coach Scott Brooks is against (inefficiency be damned.)

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