'Hack-a-Howard' strategy in full effect
On Thursday night, the free throw line took center stage in the NBA in two very different ways.
In Oakland, the Warriors decided to rely on the "hack-a-Howard" strategy to the point that Dwight Howard obliterated the record for free throws attempted in a game with 39, passing Wilt Chamberlain's mark of 34 back in February 1962. It's impossible to know what would have happened had the Warriors opted not to foul Howard at every opportunity, but it certainly seemed to keep them in the game; ...
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