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Is There Such a Thing as a Hot Hand?

I'm not asking entirely idly.  I'm going to embark on some kind of writing about the hot hand in basketball (not sure whether it'll be a paper or an essay or what, quite yet), and as part of that I'm curious about what others think about the hot hand.

By hot hand, incidentally, I mean the notion that shooters can be streaky, and we're generally talking about the good kind of streak here.  Beyond that, I won't say anything else, because I don't want to muddy the waters with my own preconceptions.  Because there's a good chance that this poll won't draw a ton of attention, it would also be nice if you could add any elaboration or clarification on your position in the comments section.  Thanks!

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