Mark Price is the greatest free throw shooter in NBA history. Beginning with his rookie year in 1986, and for the next 12 seasons, Price was almost automatic at the foul line, making 90.4 percent of his 2,362 attempts.
Dwight Howard is the premier center in the NBA today, sure to go down in history as one of the greatest big men of all time. The only flaw in Dwight's game is at the free throw line, where in his eighth NBA season, he is shooting a career-low 49 percent.
Howard, meet Price. Price, now an assistant coach for the Magic, is assigned the task of helping Dwight Howard improve his foul shooting touch.
Price joined the Magic staff in December, just prior to the start of this shortened season, and after taking a wait and see approach with Howard early on, Price recently finds the superstar center most receptive to his shot coaching expertise.
"I've heard he's always shot them (free throws) well in practice, but it doesn't carry over into the games," Price says, "The old sayin...