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In basketball, free throws or foul shots are unopposed attempts to score points by shooting from behind the free throw line (informally known as the foul line or the charity stripe), a line situated at the end of the restricted area. [1]

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Andre Drummond

Andre Jamal Drummond (born August 10, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Andris Biedriņš

Andris Biedriņš (born April 2, 1986) is a Latvian former professional basketball player.

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Basketball

Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.

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Ben Wallace

Ben Camey Wallace (born September 10, 1974) is an American retired professional basketball player.

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Bonus (basketball)

In the sport of basketball, the bonus situation (also called the penalty situation) occurs when one team accumulates a requisite number of fouls, which number varies depending on the level of play.

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Centenary Gentlemen basketball

The Centenary Gentlemen basketball team represents Centenary College, located in Shreveport, Louisiana, in NCAA Division III men's basketball competition.

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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.

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Chris Dudley

Christen Guilford Dudley (born February 22, 1965) is an American retired basketball player and politician.

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College basketball

College basketball today is governed by collegiate athletic bodies including the United States' National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).

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Combat

Combat (French for fight) is a purposeful violent conflict meant to weaken, establish dominance over, or kill the opposition, or to drive the opposition away from a location where it is not wanted or needed.

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DeAndre Jordan

Hyland DeAndre Jordan Jr. (born July 21, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Dennis Rodman

Dennis Keith Rodman (born May 13, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Werner Nowitzki (born June 19, 1978) is a German professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Discover (magazine)

Discover is an American general audience science magazine launched in October 1980 by Time Inc.

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Dwight Howard

Dwight David Howard (born December 8, 1985), usabasketball.com, accessed February 24, 2008.

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FIBA

The International Basketball Federation, more commonly known as FIBA, FIBA World, or FIBA International, from its French name Fédération internationale de basket-ball, is an association of national organizations which governs international competition in basketball.

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Field goal (basketball)

In basketball, a field goal is a basket scored on any shot or tap other than a free throw, worth two or three points depending on the distance of the attempt from the basket.

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Flagrant foul

In basketball, a flagrant foul is a personal foul that involves excessive or violent contact that could injure the fouled player.

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Four-point play

In basketball, a four-point play is the rare occasion when an offensive player shoots and makes a three-point field goal while simultaneously being fouled by a defensive player, resulting in a shooting foul and one free throw attempt, or a two-point field goal and is intentionally or flagrantly fouled on the shot and is awarded two free throws.

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Gridiron football

Gridiron football,.

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Hack-a-Shaq

Hack-a-Shaq is a basketball clock management strategy initially instituted in the National Basketball Association (NBA) by the Dallas Mavericks coach Don Nelson to hinder the scoring ability of the opposing team by continuously committing personal fouls against one of its opposing players, the player chosen being the one with the weakest free throw percentage among players on the court.

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José Calderón (basketball)

José Manuel Calderón Borrallo (born September 28, 1981) is a Spanish professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Jump ball

A jump ball is a method used to begin or resume play in basketball.

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Kevin Durant

Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Key (basketball)

The key, officially referred to as the free throw lane by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the restricted area by the international governing body FIBA, and colloquially as the lane or the paint, is a marked area on a basketball court surrounding the basket.

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List of National Basketball Association career free throw scoring leaders

This article provides two lists.

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List of NCAA Division I men's basketball career free throw scoring leaders

In basketball, a free throw is "an opportunity given to a player to score one (1) point, uncontested, from position behind the free throw line and inside the semicircle." The National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Division I is the highest level of amateur basketball in the United States.

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Major trauma

Major trauma is any injury that has the potential to cause prolonged disability or death.

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National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).

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Official (basketball)

In basketball, an official (usually called a referee) enforces the rules and maintains order in the game.

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Personal foul (basketball)

In basketball, a personal foul is a breach of the rules that concerns illegal personal contact with an opponent.

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Ray Allen

Walter Ray Allen Jr. (born July 20, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player who played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Rebound (basketball)

In basketball, a rebound, colloquially referred to as a board, is a statistic awarded to a player who retrieves the ball after a missed field goal or free throw.

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Reggie Miller

Reginald Wayne Miller (born August 24, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball player who played his entire 18-year National Basketball Association (NBA) career with the Indiana Pacers.

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Rick Barry

Richard Francis Dennis Barry III (born March 28, 1944) is an American retired professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6, 1972), nicknamed "Shaq", is an American retired professional basketball player currently serving as a sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.

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Stephen Curry

Wardell Stephen Curry II (born March 14, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Steve Nash

Stephen John Nash, (born 7 February 1974), is a Canadian former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Technical foul

In basketball, a technical foul (also colloquially known as a "T" or a "Tech") is any infraction of the rules penalized as a foul which does not involve physical contact during the course of play between opposing players on the court, or is a foul by a non-player.

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The Blade (Toledo, Ohio)

The Blade, also known as the Toledo Blade, is a daily newspaper in Toledo, Ohio, in the United States, first published on December 19, 1835.

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Three-point field goal

A three-point field goal (also 3-pointer or informally, trey) is a field goal in a basketball game made from beyond the three-point line, a designated arc surrounding the basket.

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Three-point play

In basketball, a three-point play is usually achieved by scoring a two-point field goal, being fouled in the act of shooting, and scoring one point on the subsequent free throw.

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Wilt Chamberlain

Wilton Norman Chamberlain (August 21, 1936 – October 12, 1999) was an American basketball player.

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50–40–90 club

Informally, the 50–40–90 club is the group of National Basketball Association (NBA) players who have had a shooting percentage at or above 50% for field goals, 40% for three-pointers, and 90% for free throws during an entire NBA regular season while also achieving the NBA minimum number of makes in each category.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_throw

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