Afflalo showing shooting touch this summer

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  1. roscoe36

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    Afflalo showing shooting touch this summer - Detroit Pistons Basketball: News, Blogs, Photos, Audio, Schedule & Stats - MLive.com

     
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    I never thought athleticism was a problem with him. From what I remember, he was usually good in the open court whenever he got the ball in transition.

    Outside shooting was his main problem, but he's fundamentally sound and very dedicated, so it's easy enough to believe that he can improve in that department with more consistent PT. Curry says as much in that article.
     
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    Not to put too fine a point on it, but AA shot better than Stuckey in the regular season and in the playoffs. (0.411 to 0.401, 0.208 to 0.188 from three regular season)

    Looks like some room for improvement all over.
     
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    Pre draft reports said that Afflalo was one of the best mid range shooters in all of college basketball. I think he just needs a chance to get the shots.
     
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    Anyone getting the idea that Afflalo is a personal favorite of Curry (think even Curry as a personal favorite of Carlisle) and will play a large role in the rotation next year.
     
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    One can only hope.
     
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    It is tough to maintain consistent shooting touch if you don't know when you go in and if you go at all. Players, especially young ones, need some consistency from coaches in order to be consistent.
     
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    From the article Roscoe linked to:

     
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    Flip had the chicken & the egg complex last season. He says AA and AJ need to be more consistent to get more minutes, the rest of the org seemed to think they needed more minutes to be consistent....go figure.
     
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    Proponents of the bench should appreciate Curry who kinda seems to empathise with those guys. He understands the psyche of the 7-10th man. He knows the obstacles to success from that standpoint. Whether he can actually coach will be seen soon.
     
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    What`s wrong with you folks? It`s very simple, AA was told not to shoot by the Pistons coaches, or else!!!
     
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    I think Curry would have been ok with some half court set shots!
     
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    Keep in mind that AA can run all day and never get winded.
     
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    He kind of reminds me of rip coming of the screens
     
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    Yea he's one speedy cat.
     

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