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On The Fly: Andre Drummond Is Deadly From 71 Feet

On The Fly: Andre Drummond Is Deadly From 71 Feet

NBA All-Star and former UConn player Andre Drummond of Middletown can't make a free throw, but give him a 71-foot shot and that's no problem. Drummond heaved a buzzer-beater at the end of the third quarter for the Pistons on Monday night (video at courant.com/sports). No one had hit from that distance since 2008 and the record is 89 feet in 2001 by Baron Davis, says ESPN. Drummond is at 35 percent from the line this season. ... Shaquille O'Neal's No. 32 will be retired by the Miami Heat. The Lakers already retired Shaq's No. 34. ... Coach Doc Rivers and forward Paul Pierce are back in Boston Wednesday...

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