Nuggets fan know the basic answer to this question: Right into Kenneth Faried’s mitts.
But a research project done by Kirk Goldberry has documented where rebounds end up based off of shot location.
While much of the research backs up traditional knowledge, that shots go to the opposite side of rim, the graphics are very instructional on where exactly to go when the shot goes up.
The graphics can be seen by following this link: http://courtvisionanalytics.com/where-do-rebounds-go/
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