New article by Max Resetar from SLAM Magazine. Amazing article, an excerpt below:
Tyson Hartnett’s got a ratchet. He can hit from anywhere on the court, off the catch or dribble. At 6-6, with strength and a good handle, he chooses his looks. He’s not waiting for the defense. And the form is just about as textbook as possible.
The South New Jersey native says he worked on that jumper tirelessly from eighth grade and on to earn himself a Division I scholarship. The hours paid off when he got a ride to the University of Maine.
“Since 8th grade, my only goal was to play Division I and then play overseas somewhere,” Hartnett says.
There he was, on scholarship to a D-I program, playing ball nonstop. He had accomplished his goal. His jumpshot had gotten him a spot on the roster, but it wasn’t getting him any time on the court...
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