Tag Archives: Dwight Howard

Bad free throw shooters deserve no special exemption

The text of my Saturday column runs below. This is about entertainment value, moral obligation and the Hack-a-Shaq. Well-meaning, powerful people want to outlaw the Hack-a-Shaq in the NBA — intentionally fouling a horrendous free-throw shooter because he probably will miss one or both of the 15-foot set shots from the charity stripe. “To me, […]

I think I recall someone years ago asking Shaq why he found free throws so difficult and his reasons were that the ball ... - KauaiRobert

D12 dreams, other flights of fancy

This is my Monday column on the Warriors, Dwight Howard and LeBron James. We’re about to find out if the Warriors are the hottest franchise in the NBA. On July 10, free agent center Dwight Howard, the best center in basketball, will decide if he wants to sign with the Lakers, the Rockets, the Mavericks, […]