There’s been a lot of controversy lately surrounding the “Hack-a-Shaq” method, which is intentionally fouling a bad free throw shooter, usually a big man like Dwight Howard and DeAndre Jordan. It was really popularly used on Shaquille O’Neal, hence the “hack-a-Shaq” name. There’s been talks about possibly creating a rule that would prevent this method from being used. San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich used it to his advantage during their first round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers, which they eventually lost in 7 games. Popovich employed the strategy on DeAndre Jordan and now that the Spurs are out, he was asked about his thoughts.
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