Scouting: Bucket getters and weak-hand finishers

Originally Published: April 6, 2007
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Editor's note: This is the Part 4 of a four-part series on the NBA's best post moves.

Part 1: Back to the basket moves | Part 2: Face-up games | Part 3: Jabs and fakes

BUCKET GETTERS

These guys just have the knack for getting buckets inside. They have mastered the art of scoring around the basket without having to use polished moves -- they simply know how to throw the ball in the hole.

Most of the league's top 20 scorers have this ability, so I left them off this list.

The guys on this list create good shots by relying on "feel," with running hooks, scoop shots, double pumps in traffic, "and-1s" (scoring while getting fouled) and "H-O-R-S-E" shots.


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