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In basketball, the jump that a player can spend in the air during a jump shot is called "hangtime". The hangtime depends on what.
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In basketball, the jump that a player can spend in the air during a jump shot is called "hangtime". The hangtime depends on what.
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vf321Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
vertical velocity component after the jump, which is in turn dependant on angle and force of jump.
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mrjosezeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think the hangtime depends on the ability of the player to extend his time in the air, independent of the height of the jump.
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vf321Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Absolutely not. How can you "extend" your time in the air? The only thing acting on you in the air is gravity.
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vf321Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well, actually, if you curl in your legs you technically last longer in the air but you know that doesn't count.
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