While others wait, Phillips works
You've seen the pictures hundreds of times in the paper or on the Internet. The photographer is underneath the basket, snapping away as the ball comes off a shooter's hand. An orange orb suspended in midair, pausing on its way to the rim. The players are frozen in time in various poses of boxing out, grabbing a piece of jersey, burying an elbow in a solar plexus.
They all watch and wait, wondering where it will go and whether a rebound will come their way.
On a rare occasion, ...
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