Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson is an "old school" guy, so he's not going to just sit around and let records be broken on his team. At least that's what Jackson told Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle after the Warriors intentionally fouled the Houston Rockets three straight times in the final minute on Monday night to avoid having a three-point record set against them:
"We're not going to lie down," Jackson said. "I was an old-school basketball player. I'm an old-school coach. If you can't appreciate that, that's on you.
"If you're going to try to get the record, we're going to stop you. ... I would expect nothing less if I was on the other side."
Houston hit their NBA record-tying 23rd three-pointer with just under four minutes to go in the contest, and they did miss on several opportunities in the following minutes. But after Rockets guard Patrick Beverley got a technical for taunting with about a minute to go, Jackson decided there was no way Houston was getting that magical No. 24.
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