From: John Hollinger [mailto:alleyoop2@...
Sent: Saturday, April 10, 2004 5:58 PM
> And other players such as Terry Cummings and Ron Harper
>> seem to extend their careers by stopping from shooting period, and
>> defensive role players.
>Cummings? I don't think Terry Cummings will stop shooting until he
>dies or his arm falls off.
Oops, right you are. Still he did _reduce_ his shooting later in his
career, after ... was it a leg injury, or the heart problem, that
caused him to miss most of the 1993 season? Anyway, prior to that
he jacked up FGas at a Cummings-esque 25+ per 48 minutes; after that
he was under 18 per 48. Which is not exactly shy shooting, but I do
remember noticing the difference in his style when he played with the
Sonics; he was basically a role-playing backup center instead of a