Originally Posted by dunksby
Actually it's imperative to low five or slap hands after the guy misses a FT as it stands as a vote of confidence from his teammates and results in a morale boost. Don't see how it is a bad move? As for the roots, I remember seeing it done in Volleyball before it became more common in Basketball.
If these guys wanted to get in the gym and practice shooting FT's they wouldn't need to touch the hands of every teammate on the floor to feel confident.