For most of his career, Kyle Korver was recognized as a skilled 3-point shooter and bench scorer at best. In 2010, Korver joined the Chicago Bulls as a key part of their “Bench Mob,” shooting 41.5% from 3-point range, hitting 43.4% of his field goals, and averaging 8.3 points per game, but as an aging sharp-shooter with little defensive impact, Korver recognized the need for his game to evolve.
So Kyle joined the Peak Performance Project (P3), an advanced sports performance conditioning center in Santa Barbara, CA. While at P3, Dr. Marcus Elliott and his team introduced Korver to Versus, the revolutionary technology that helped bring focus, rest, and power to his game.
For Kyle, a relaxed focus means playing smart and powerful
“I wasn’t able to fully relax, I was always engaged on some level…What I found with Versus is the more you’re able to relax and stay engaged the better you are, the more power you have, and the clearer you think.”
Kyle went on to destroy an NBA record for consecutive games with a 3 (from 89 to 127 games). He’s also become the lynch pin in the Atlanta Hawks’ madhouse offense.
Korver’s averages have increased to 47.2 3P%, 47.5 FG%, and 12.0 PPG in 2013/2014 and after fifteen games in 2014/2015, he is trending toward a career best, and record setting, 55.3 3P%, 50.9 FG%, and 12.9 PPG.
The 33-year-old is improving at a pace expected from players a decade younger. Now he’s joined by young guns like Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, and LeBron James in the debate for best shooter in the league, and he credits Versus as a tool to rise above the rest.
“This is what’s next. If you can [be] good at this, it just gives you an advantage over everybody else.”