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Nothing But Net? Basketball Science Has More Answers

Lester McCalebb, Macedonia

Macedonia's Lester McCalebb goes for a basket against Dominican Republic during their 2012 FIBA Olympic qualifying basketball tournament in Caracas July 6, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

In a multibillion-dollar sport like basketball, one might expect that trainers had figured out every nuance of aerodynamics, mechanics and all things Newtonian to increase the rate at which the ball goes through the hoop.

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