He dribbles, pumps, fakes … and … and …


I’ve received a campaign message from Ron Grooms, via Facebook.

Ron Grooms (October 19, 2010 at 12:05pm) … Subject: Final Days to Victory

My high school basketball coach used to say, stay focused, stay ready and follow through on each shot.

I snipped the remainder, which was about phone banks, yard signs and such. What I’m wondering is this: What kind of roundball offense is denoted by serial abstentions on key issues?

Is it Dean Smith’s keep-away Four Corner?

It may have been a while since the candidate played, so might someone tell him that in basketball, logically speaking, the “follow through” must be preceded by actually launching a shot.