Blame it on the Lockout

It looks like not many NBA players did their three-point shooting homework over the lockout.

Over the first two days of the season (17 games), the league is shooting 32.3% from the arc. Through the first two days last season, the percentage was 36.7%. (That dropped off to 35.8% for the entire season.)

A look at some of the other numbers in the early going:

  2010
  First 2 Days  
(16 Games)

2010-11
  Full Season  
2011
  First 2 Days 
(17 Games)
Field Goal Pct. 45.2% 45.9% 43.7%
   2-Pt. FG Pct. 47.4% 48.9% 47.3%
   3-Pt. FG Pct. 36.7% 35.8% 32.3%
Free Throw Pct.     76.2% 76.3% 73.9%
Assists/FGM .569 .577 .576
TO/Game 15.2 14.3 14.9
Points/Game 101.5 99.6 95.1

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