Syracuse Orange free throw star making baskets for veterans

Jim Lee

One of Syracuse University's greatest free throw shooters is using his basketball skills to raise money for disabled veterans.

Jim Lee helped take the Syracuse menâ??s basketball team to the Final Four in 1975 and held the record for free throw percentage at Syracuse for thirty years. Now, heâ??s back on the court.

The former Orange star recently wrote a book on free throw shooting called, "Fifteen Feet for Free."

Lee says he plans to donate 50% of the proceeds from the book to Syracuse University's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities in honor of his father a world WWII vet who lost both legs in the war.

"Every kid I can help, I can also help a veteran with a disability and that is my main goal to try and do that," he says.

Lee's book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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