Watching highlights of Reggie Miller cashing 3s like a modern NBA guard is weird when you pay attention to the era he was playing in, where 3s where considered barely more than a novelty. Was he considered an unorthodox player back then?
His shooting form definitely was
Yeah, it reminds me of Curry and how bad they can influence kids. I mean, in the 90s kids wanted to shoot like Reggie and if somebody yelled "Hey! Learn the mechanics first!" the answer was "R.Miller has awful mechanichs and he is awesome fom three". No
There were other three point specialists, and a few were second options on their teams. But none of the top scorers, the number one options on their respective teams, relied so much on shooting threes. For example, Vernon Maxwell of the Rockets was th
The Rockets kind of had a tradition of relying on three shooters though, it wasnt only Vernon but Sam and Kenny as well iirc
Even Big Shot Bob was shooting 3s.
Yes, the Rockets were ahead of their time, but Olajuwon was always option number one.
I love watching single double action. Does anyone know who popularized that? It had to ha e been before Reggie.
Nope. Lot of players shot it. It was not considered a novelty.
It was more like... He gave one team a new identity. I feel NBA teams were really unique in the 90s, each had their own game