I've always thought that to be a great offensive rebounder, you have to have an intimate knowledge of a teammate's tendencies… a razor sharp mind to make split-second calculations like "oh, he's fading away so if this will go anywhere, it will be short so I'd better get to the front of the rim"… and a slyness to get your body in a place where, once the ball does what you think it will do, you can got get board.
No, apparently none of that is true. At least not for Glen Davis.
One way I feel I can help the team do that is people say I am a good
offensive rebounder. I just have a knack for the ball. There's really
no art to being an offensive rebounder, just will and possession.
Wherever you're at, you need to be in position. You have to learn to be
in the right place at the right time. I've always been good at going
and getting the ball since I was little.
Oh… well then, never mind.
Maybe Baby's a rebounding savant. I'd love to make an argument against his "I just kinda do it" attitude… but I can't argue with the results. Dude just chomps glass on a regular basis. It's kind of insane how good he is on the offensive boards.
What he does afterward… that's a different story.
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