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Does the ball lie? Testing the Rasheed Wallace hypothesis


Former NBA all-star popularized the catchphrase "Ball Don’t Lie." This paper aims to test whether the basketball was less likely to go through the hoop during free throws following questionable foul calls. Our findings do not support Rasheed’s prediction. In fact, we find a small increase in free throw percentage after a technical foul call. (Degruyter.com)

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Does the ball lie? Testing the Rasheed Wallace hypothesis


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