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Have Ball – Will Travel

Posted by Barry

Thankfully, the NBA strike/lockout has ended. If any players want to work with me before training camp starts feel free to get in touch via web: www.foulshotdoc.com or email: barry@foulshotdoc.com or 877-959-9400. I am currently available. 1st come, 1st served. Or have your agent get in touch.

RIP Hoddy Mahon

Posted by Barry

I don’t even know where to begin. Hoddy and I have shared a special relationship for 48 yrs. From freshman algebra to the present, he has been a wonderful teacher, mentor and friend. He shared so much of himself to me. His growing up, his experiences as a player, coach and man. I watched his […]

Rutgers Loses Due to Foul Shooting

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Rutgers loses by 6 to Ill. St. 76-70. RU shoot 8-18 (below 50%) while Ill St. goes 28-38 from the line. That means Ill. St shot 20 more foul shots and made 20 more foul shots. And coaches don’t think spending lots of time on free throw shooting is important.

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Posted by Barry

Wanted to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgivng. I live in a old stone house near the Delaware River that was an inn during colonial days. In fact, Martha Washington stayed here and there is even a 3 seater outhouse between the house and my garden. This time of year, I often think about the struggles […]

St. John’s Loss vs. Texas A & M

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Down 1 pt. with 2.3 seconds left Nurideen Lindsey of St. John missed 2 free throws which would have won game. He was 8-16 for the game as St. John’s was 22-38 for 57 percent. Ironically, Texas A & M only shot 3 foul shots.

RIP Ed Lyons

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Ed Lyons left his body last Friday. Ed was a mentor and friend when as Athletic Director he hired me to coach at Upsala College. Ed was honest, modest, compassionate and great story teller. He was a great high school athlete in Philly playing both baseball and basketball. He would joke about being a ringer […]