The Free Throw King


Last Updated on June 21, 2024

Andy McGuffin is the best there is. Mr. Automatic. The Free Throw King once made 400 in a row. At the age of 83, McGuffin claims to still shoot over 90% from the stripe, and shoots over 100 free throws per day. He’s won countless medals in the National Senior Games, the Florida State Senior Games and other competitions, even winning male athlete of the year and appearing in Sports Illustrated.

Growing Bolder goes 1-on-1 with the Free Throw King to learn the secret to his success on the basketball court.

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