When Shane Larkin looks out on to the court, he sees screens, cutting teammates, and open men. The point guard also sees lines, angles, and opportunities viewed with a mathematical eye. If Larkin had not chosen to pursue a career as an NBA player, he would have followed one as an architect. He enjoyed math growing up and was drawn to the intricacies of architecture after taking drafting class in high school.
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