Science! Proves Ron Artest's Halftime Drinking Hurt His Free-Throw Shooting

Our old friends at the Harvard Sports Analytics Collective took a long-overdue look at whether Ron Artest's early-career practice of drinking Hennessy cognac at halftime hurt his play. "Sure enough during the 2001 and 2002 seasons his free-throw percentage during the third quarter was 67.21% compared to 72.33% that he shot in all other quarters in our dataset." Science! [HSAC]