Happy Birthday to Chuck Hayes & his frustrating free throw form

Published on June 11th, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 4,460 views

Last year a video tribute to Jermaine O’Neals’ free throw shooting form went viral and if Chuck Hayes went to the free throw line  just half as many times as O’neal did in his career than the Chuck Wagon would have caused twice as many lane violations with his just as wacky, if not wackier, free throw shooting form. 

The oddest thing about the shortest center in the league wasn’t his odd free throws or underrated defense but his passing.  During the final 2 months of the 2010/11 season, the undrafted Rocket had 5 games with 7+ assists including this triple double.

So in honor of one of the most unique players of the past decade, let’s celebrate his birthday with some throwback clips of him shooting free throws.






About the Author

David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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