Following Tuesday night’s slate of NBA action, it’s probably fair to assume that we might be in the final throes of the NBA’s “Hack-a-[Whomever]” era. It was slow while it lasted, from about 2000 until 2015 (with a brief and hilarious blip in 1997), and nobody will miss it when it’s gone.
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That doesn’t particularly mean the era should go done get gone, y’all, but it’s hard to see NBA commissioner Adam Silver not pushing for some sort of change when he meets with team owners in the early stages of summer. Even though Silver, as recently as last weekend, said he remains unconvinced that he should fully back a change to the current setup.
''I've gone back and forth,'' Silver said during a meeting with a group of Associated Press Sports Editors.
''I've sat in meetings with some of the greatest players like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird who said that players should learn toRead More »from The NBA will probably do something about the intentional fouling rules. Should they?