In an interview for Radio Times in May 2007, Bhaskar confirmed that the show had run its course and there were no plans for any further series.
It has been broadcast in the United States on BBC America, and in Canada, the programme was viewed on BBC Canada, a digital cable channel, weeknights at North American Eastern Time.
It was shown in Sweden, as Curry Curry talkshow, by SVT2 in 2004, and in the Netherlands on the public broadcasting foundation NPS (Nederland 3).
A few weeks ago, the Houston Rockets took on the New Orleans Pelicans in a pre-season game at the Le Sports Center in Beijing. granny style) since the summer before his second and final season at Louisville.
With remaining in the 4th Quarter, Rockets rookie Chinanu Onuaku stepped to the free-throw line. His coach Rick Pitino first introduced him to the art of the granny shot, a once-ubiquitous sight in basketball that has been relegated primarily to games of H-O-R-S-E.
The Kumars at Number 42 was also shown in Asia (including India and Malaysia) on the Star World satellite TV channel and on SABC in South Africa.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation screens it in Australia.
With nothing but 15 feet of air between players and the basket, why do so many utilize a free-throw form that was originally developed as a way of shooting up and over would-be defenders?
Back in 1952, a University of Colorado graduate student named John Kregel decided to test the efficacy of the two shots empirically.
He bounced the ball three times, bent his knees, and shot… Thanks to Pitino’s persuasion and Onuaku’s open-mindedness, the 6’10’’ center saw his free-throw percentage improve from 46.7 percent as a freshman to 58.9 percent last season. It’s shocking that more players don’t shoot their free throws underhanded considering it is proven to work—in many instances, better than the now traditional overhand shooting (which we’ll circle back to in a moment).