The Houston Rockets' Foul Strategy: Hack-a-Roberson

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The Houston Rockets' Foul Strategy: Hack-a-Roberson

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The Houston Rockets took control of their playoff series on Sunday with a strategy that was as ugly as it was effective: They fouled and fouled and fouled and fouled—and it worked.

Houston was up three late in the fourth quarter of Game 4 against the Oklahoma City Thunder when they decided it was time to stop playing basketball and start intentionally fouling. They knew exactly the player to put on the free-throw line.

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