Shot doctor Dave Hopla plays hoops with area youth

PROFESSIONAL SHOOTING COACH Dave Hopla demonstrates proper form from the free-throw line in the Otter Valley Union High School gym earlier this month. Hopla, a professional shooting coach, once made 1,234 free throws in a row. Independent photo/Mat Clouser

Professional basketball shooting coach Dave Hopla was on hand to share his methods with area kids looking to increase their ability to tickle the twine and get a glimpse of Hopla’s ridiculous skills in the process.

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