Don Nelson thought he could get a competitive advantage -- and rattle a player who was neatly clearing the offensive boards -- by putting Josh Boone on the line in front of 19,596 heckling fans Thursday night. Boone took the challenge and hit six of his next nine, double his season average. Boone says it helped him and his team. Meanwhile, Boone has become the top rebounder in the 2006 Draft class.
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