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When there are technical fouls called on opposing teams, Isaiah Thomas is the go-to free-throw shooter for the Celtics. On Sunday night though, Isaiah wasn't there to step up to the charity stripe after being ejected from the game early in the fourth quarter. Who was next in line for the Celtics? Well, apparently there was no preference.

Jae Crowder and Avery Bradley, both 78% career free-throw shooters, threw it back to high school by playing rock-paper-scissors to determine who would shoot the free-throws rewarded from Justice Winslow's technical foul:





Let me stop this right here for a second. This little clip is so nice to see. Al Horford is laughing in the background. Crowder and Bradley are cracking up after settling a real in-game decision with a playground game. It's the little things, guys. In a season that has had its fair share of ups and downs, injuries, and frustration, it's great to see teammates thoroughly enjoying themselves:



To conclude the actual rock-paper-scissors situation, Crowder got to take the free-throw after stuffing Bradley's rock with his paper. In reality, this would've been the logical decision anyway-- although both players have shot the same percentage in their careers, Crowder has only missed three of his 31 attempts from the line this season (90%), while Bradley has missed 10 of his 41 (76%). As it turns out, the free point that they fought over didn't even end up going in:




Maybe Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe would be a better strategy next time.



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Erik Johnson 12/19/2016 08:45:00 AM Edit
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