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Tony Snell Has Not Missed A Free-Throw In 3 Years: Since His Last Miss, Dirk Nowitzki And Dwyane Wade Retired From The NBA

Tony Snell Has Not Missed A Free-Throw In 3 Years: Since His Last Miss, Dirk Nowitzki And Dwyane Wade Retired From The NBA

Tony Snell has become a serviceable role player in the NBA, one that can provide decent minutes and good hustle for any team in the league. Snell has become a talking point over the last few years, because of his unique statlines where he has 0 statistical contributions during the course of a game. But there is one part of his game that is almost flawless and has been for a very long time.

Tony Snell is currently shooting 100% from the free-throw line this season. In fact, Snell has been perfect from the free-throw line since the start of the 2019-20 NBA season. His last miss came all the way back on March 12, 2019, when he missed one free throw, while he was playing for the Milwaukee Bucks, as they took on the New Orleans Pelicans.

To put into context just how long ago Snell missed his last free-throw, Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade were still in the NBA, playing in their final seasons. Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Paul George, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Derrick Rose, and Jimmy Butler were all playing for different teams, and have since switched teams once, if not more than that.

Snell's last free-throw miss was in the final year of the Warriors dynasty, as Golden State would go on to lose the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors, and have not made a playoff series since.

Snell is by no means a superstar. But throughout the course of his career, he has shown that he can provide solid minutes coming off the bench, and is extremely reliable from the free-throw line. Snell does have the advantage of not attempting as many free throws as some of the NBA's most prolific scorers. But that still doesn't take away from how impressive his accomplishment is.