Kevin Durant Comments on How to Beat ‘Hack-a-Player’ Strategy

December 21st, 2015 by Daniel Kramer Leave a reply »

Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant offered no condolences to professional ballers who struggle from the charity stripe—particularly if their opposition is sending them there intentionally.

With Durant's Thunder set to match up Monday night with the Los Angeles Clippers—whose DeAndre Jordan is a prime target in the hack-a strategy because of his 38.8 percent free-throw shooting—the 2013-14 MVP offered an NSFW reprimand to those opposing such tactics. Bleacher Report created a graphic with Durant's quote, collected by Royce Young of

The Thunder haven't yet employed the hack-a strategy this season, but head coach Billy Donovan indicated they may debut it Monday, per Anthony Slater of the Oklahoman.

"We will discuss that," Donovan said. "When you start doing that, you gotta start looking at do you do it at the end of the first half, do you do it toward the end of the game? ... It'll be something we look at, talk about, discuss, but a lot of that will be dictated on our foul situation." 

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