Jodie Meeks Free Throw Shooting

With a postseason slot secured and some of the primary players resting, there is not a lot to keep Sixers' fan interest over the last two games. But there is this:

Jodie Meeks enters the final pair of contests shooting over 91% from the free throw line. He could become one of just 12 Sixers who have shot 90% in a season from the line (even with a small minimum of FTA).

Meeks should keep one other thing in mind as he struts to the charity stripe over the next two days ... he is mere percentage points ahead of his head coach's best FT season.

The Sixers best season foul shooters (at least 10 FTA):

 Player  Season  GP       FT   FTA   Pct.
 Don Smith  1974-75     54    21      21  100.0
 Rex Walter  1997-98  19    17    17  100.0
 Sean Higgins  1995-96  44    35    37    94.59
 Mike Gminski  1987-88  47  212  226    93.81
 Doug Overton  1996-97  61    45    48    93.75
 Jeff Malone  1995-96  25    24    26    92.31
 Kyle Korver  2006-07  74  191  209    91.39
 Jodie Meeks  2011-12  63   62   68    91.18   
 Kyle Korver  2007-08  25    31    34    91.18
 Doug Collins  1979-80  36  113  124    91.13
 Johnny Dawkins    1990-91    4    10    11    90.91
 Larry Costello  1966-67  49  120  133    90.23

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