Rockets’ Chinanu Onuaku breaks out underhanded free throw at Summer League

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The best part of this: Dwight Howard was looking on, having stopped by the NBA TV broadcast at the time. He was surprised to see it.

Rockets rookie big man Chinanu Onuaku broke out his underhanded, granny-style free throw form during a Summer League game in Las Vegas Friday. He got to the line once for two shots and split the pair.

Onuaku went to this style his second season at Louisville (after shooting below 50 percent from the stripe as a freshman) and shot 58.9 percent last season. For the record, Howard shot 48.9 percent last season with the Rockets. So Howard does not get to criticize.