This Basketball Team is Only Allowed to Shoot Three Pointers & Lay-Ups. And it Works.

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The Houston Rockets’ D-League affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, shoot more 3s than any other team in professional basketball. Head coach Nevada Smith and Rockets general manager Daryl Morey share an innovative basketball philosophy that has the Vipers shooting primarily from the 3-point line (about half their shot attempts per game) and within 5 feet of the hoop (about 40 percent). Is the elimination of the midrange jumper a fad or a revelation?Rio Grande Valley Three Pointers

Nevada Smith Rio Grande Valley Head Coach

Troy Daniels Three Pointers

Average 3 Point Attempts Per Game

Rio Grande Valley Vipers TimeoutThe results speak for themselves:
Rio Grande Valley Win Percentage

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