Defense blocks a Free Throw

Goaltending may also occur during a free throw attempt when an opponent of the free thrower touches the ball while it is outside the imaginary cylinder regardless whether the ball is on its upward or downward flight. Committing goal tending during a free throw is also a technical foul. Point scored and technical free throws awarded. Any player can shoot in accordance with the technical free throw rule.(NFHS 8-3)

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