Fine Art Of The Free Throw Distraction

Utah State Fans
Photo: AP

Utah State Fans

Home court advantage is crucial in basketball. Nowhere is this more apparant than when an opponent steps to the free throw line, which allows fans behind the basket to use everything in their power to distract the shooter. Whether it's an oversized male in an undersized bikini or a cardboard cutout of Homer Simpson's head, fans are at their most creative when the other team is at the foul line. Here are some great moments in free throw distraction.

More Galleries

Most Recent: Most Popular: Related:
Facebook Twitter Mobile Podcast RSS Tablet Subscribe Get SI to Go using the following services
Hot Topics: NBA Draft Yasiel Puig NHL Playoffs NBA Playoffs Mark Cuban Jabari Parker
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint