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Lakers report: Their shooting from the line is truly foul

Lakers report: Their shooting from the line is truly foul

One part of Wednesday night’s game between the Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers figures to be ugly.

Both teams have struggled with their free-throw shooting this year. In fact, only the 76ers and the Charlotte Hornets are shooting worse than the Lakers’ 71% from the line.

“Some of it’s a skill thing,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said. “A lot of it for us I think is a focus thing. We do free throws at the end of pretty much every practice. We did a free-throw competition at the end of training camp. The bigs went 12 of 14 and the guards went 13 of 14. They’re able to hit free throws and they’ve had nights where they’ve shot them really...

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