Free-throw shooting could be Spurs' downfall
Say it three times fast and get used to it because if there is one way to beat San Antonio, the defending NBA champs, it's to hack a Spur.
"We practice that play all the time," Memphis head coach Hubie Brown said in the San Antonio Express News after electing to shoot a two-point bucket Thursday night when his team was down by three with seconds remaining. "Every day, as a matter of fact. We either go for a three or a quick two. What we try to do is clock management. The three wasn't there so we went for the two. All right, now we're going to foul. Now they've got to go to the line."
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