Spurs’ Green Eyes Better 3-Point Shooting This Season


San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green refuses to visualize potential eyesight issues as the culprit in a subpar 2015-16 campaign, in which he finished with the second-lowest three-point shooting percentage of his career (33.2). Still, that didn’t stop the eighth-year veteran from undergoing LASIK eye surgery shortly after the team’s loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference semifinals.

“My eyesight wasn’t that bad to begin with,” Green said. “I’m not gonna say it was [vision issues],” Green said. “I got the procedure done, [and] it helps. But that wasn’t the reason why I was shooting poorly. Some seasons, you have good ones. Sometimes, you have bad ones. Sometimes, it’s due to adjusting to chemistry. Sometimes it’s due to injury. Sometimes, you just don’t shoot it well. Sometimes, it’s mental.

Source: Michael C. Wright of ESPN

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