Remember as a kid you’d pick up a new basketball or football and it just felt weird in your hands? Well, the same thing happens to professionals.
After 38 years of Spalding, the NBA switched to a Wilson ball this year.
“It doesn’t have the same touch or softness that the Spalding ball had. You’ll see this year, it’s going to be a lot of bad misses. I think you’ve seen a lot of airballs so far this season.” -- Paul George
PG, who is having a fantastic season himself, was spot on.
The results have not been pretty: The league’s 3-point percentage (34.3%) is the lowest it’s been this century. The shooting percentage as a whole (44.8%) is the lowest it’s been in 15 years.
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