Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/20/13
The better question is, who isn’t expecting Howard to live at the free throw line this post season? Per ESPN LA, Howard has one piece of advice to anyone fouling him, “God Bless Them”. The LA Lakers are finally in the finals, something NBA fans and even analysts thought wasn’t going to happen but to our surprise, the Lakers finished 7th in the west. With Kobe Bryant out for the remaining of the season, the Lakers will have to face the first round against the San Antonio Spurs starting Sunday. Howard not only wants the world to know he’s ready to step up as the Lakers leader, but he’s also welcoming… “Hack-a-Howard”? “If they want to do that the whole series, God bless them,” Howard said when asked about the Spurs using a “Hack-a-Howard” strategy on Friday. “There’s nothing I can do about it but go up there and shoot the free throws. Even if I make them, they’re still going to do it. So, that’s not my concern. My concern is what I can control on the defensive end and then on
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