One LBJ free throw and one errant Thabo Sefolosha pass later, and suddenly the Thunder were on the ropes.
The statistics: 27 free throw attempts in the quarter for the Lakers, against nine for the Kings.
Judith couldn't see what had happened, but evidently there had been a foul, for Catherine had a free throw.
Two more fouls gave each side a free throw, but nowhere near the basket came the much-abused ball.
In a free throw the guard is not allowed to interfere with the ball hitting the pin.
The foul allowed Jane's side gave the free throw needed and into the basket went the ball for Wellington.
The Purple Five player missed the free throw, while the Cubs again scored.
In case of a foul, a 15 foot line measured from the pin in the circle is used as a free throw line.
Violation of a rule constitutes a foul and gives the opponents a free throw for the basket from a point fifteen feet away.