Adam Silver Comments on Luxury Tax , Hack-a-Shaq Rule, Kobe Bryant, More

February 13th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressed the media in Toronto prior to the league's All-Star Saturday festivities, and he touched on nearly every big talking point in the Association with the regular season's home stretch on the horizon.

From Kobe Bryant's legacy to possible overseas competitions and potential changes to address the Hack-a-Shaq strategy, Silver had plenty of insight.


Discussion of Intentional Fouling Right off the bat, Silver addressed the stigmatized Hack-a-Shaq strategy and said the league will not make any changes this season, according to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck.

However, Silver noted the league may need to make a change because instances of intentional fouling via the hack-a-player strategy are up 5.5 times from last season, according to CBS Sports' Ken Berger.

"I'm beginning to feel a change needs to be made," Silver added, per Berger.

Beck provided some more context regarding Silver's comments:

Furthermore, the Washington Post's Tim Bontemps reported that Silver and the league office are considering making jumping on an opposing ...

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