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‘I feel like it’s only up from here:’ Cam Reddish looks to build on strong January

Even though rookie Cam Reddish never doubted his 3-point shot would start falling, he wasn’t about to turn down advice from Vince Carter.

Carter, playing in his NBA-record 22nd season, had noticed some extra wiggle and movement in the long 6-foot-8 Reddish’s game (Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce had previously pointed out Reddish wasn’t always “shot-ready,”) and worked with him one-on-one to tighten up his footwork and shooting motion.

“I call it taking a lot of the noodle, the wet noodle, out of his game on both sides,” Carter said. “I think it’s helped him, just because now he’s locked in and just precise.