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Popovich: 'Hack-a-Shaq' now part of game

Popovich: 'Hack-a-Shaq' now part of game

ESPN.com Updated Jan 29
San Antonio Spurs head coach dislikes Gregg Popvich employing a "Hack-a-Shaq" type fouling strategy, but he's going to do it anyway.
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  • Video - Love Drops Double-Double On Pelicans 00:46

    Love Drops Double-Double On Pelicans

    Jan 29
    Kevin Love scored 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the Timberwolves' 88-77 win over the Pelicans.
  • Video - Coach Shea Serrano 06:20

    Coach Shea Serrano

    Jan 29
    Writer and teacher Shea Serrano is now coaching seventh-grade basketball, and it couldn't be going better.
  • Video - Butler Jams One off the Miss 00:15

    Butler Jams One off the Miss

    Jan 29
    Jimmy Butler crashes the paint and slams home the D.J. Augustin missed lay up.
  • Video - Are Centers Facing Extinction? 05:10

    Are Centers Facing Extinction?

    Jan 29
    Israel Gutierrez and J.A. Adande discuss the decline of the traditional center in today's NBA.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime -- Durant leaves LeBron behind this time

    Jan 29
    In a battle of stars, Kevin Durant shots past LeBron James
  • Kevin Durant says chasing LeBron James not his motivation

    Jan 29
    Kevin Durant called the recent praise directed his way by Miami Heat star LeBron James "flattering."
  • Ian Thomsen: Durant channeling Jorrdan as he chases LeBron

    Jan 29
    As they prepare for their first meeting of the season tonight in Miami (7:00 p.m. ET), it is becoming clear that LeBron James and Kevin Durant are running two different kinds of races. LeBron is trying to complete a marathon. Durant is sprinting through…
  • NBA: Coast to Coast -- Future of the center position

    Jan 29
    Israel Gutierrez and J.A. Adande discuss the state of the center position in today's NBA.