According to the mystical diagram (above), there's terminology including "springs" and "hinges," plus something called an "EVA nest," and other sorcery-like words we don't exactly understand. But that's not so important, is it? Because while we obviously have no way of confirming the claims of increased efficiency, we haven't forgotten that the NBA believed in APL's witchcraft enough to ban them.
David Stern loved to ban things for dubious reasons, but maybe new commish Adam Silver will be more forgiving. Oh, wait, nevermind.
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