Joe Mazzulla Apologized to Andre Drummond for Hack-a-Shaq Approach as Celtics Ran Up Score vs. Bulls

Posted on AllSides November 29th, 2023
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The Boston Celtics did what they had to do; advance to the quarterfinals of the NBA's In-Season Tournament. Though, it did come at an uncomfortable cost. C's coach Joe Mazzulla employed the Hack-a-Shaq, or as he called it; 'Hack-a-Drummond', on Bulls center, Andre so as to keep a requisite lead to qualify for the next round. “I apologize to Andre Drummond for doing that,” Mazzulla said postgame. “But it gave us the best chance considering the circumstances we were in.” Boston needed more than one mechanism to fall their way,...

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