There’s no need to overanalyze

Ed Odeven Reporting

By Ed Odeven

After he won the 3-Point Contest, I read sharpshooter Stephen Curry’s interview comments posted online from the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in New York on Saturday.

His detailed response underscores his understanding of what works for him.

Curry was asked if he used statistics or analytics to improve his shooting.

“Not really,” he answered.

“Most of it is kind of‑‑ I look at shooting charts to know where my hot and cold spots are, but mostly it’s kind of just watching film and having a feel for the game. That’s kind of how I learned the game and what I’m comfortable with.

“I know the analytics there’s a lot of good things that go with it. But for me I don’t want to cloud my head as a player with too many stats and ideas and information that may slow me down on the court. It’s more just…

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