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THEY SHOOT, THEY MISS
Jackie MacMullan
February 02, 1998
After the league's scoring average dipped to 96.9 points last season, the lowest since the advent of the shot clock in 1954-55, the rules committee made modifications in an attempt to give offenses a boost. Unfortunately, the committee can't legislate better shooting. At week's end, percentages had hit four-year lows across the board, and scoring had plummeted to 94.0 points a game.
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February 02, 1998

They Shoot, They Miss

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After the league's scoring average dipped to 96.9 points last season, the lowest since the advent of the shot clock in 1954-55, the rules committee made modifications in an attempt to give offenses a boost. Unfortunately, the committee can't legislate better shooting. At week's end, percentages had hit four-year lows across the board, and scoring had plummeted to 94.0 points a game.

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