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    Niang and travelling calls?

    In the Big XII tourney Niang was called for several travelling calls, especially on his spin move. I don't remember him being called for those much during the year. I have heard no mention of that in any interviews during the off season. Does that require work or a function of how a couple of games were called? Love watching him abuse oposing bigs with that move.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberJJJ View Post
    In the Big XII tourney Niang was called for several travelling calls, especially on his spin move. I don't remember him being called for those much during the year. I have heard no mention of that in any interviews during the off season. Does that require work or a function of how a couple of games were called? Love watching him abuse oposing bigs with that move.
    IIRC he was called for it during the NCAA tournament a few times too. Maybe it was just different officials? I really have no idea but I remember the calls vaguely and remember the calls being correct.


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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberJJJ View Post
    In the Big XII tourney Niang was called for several travelling calls, especially on his spin move. I don't remember him being called for those much during the year. I have heard no mention of that in any interviews during the off season. Does that require work or a function of how a couple of games were called? Love watching him abuse oposing bigs with that move.
    It was really just in that Kansas game that he was called for it a lot, and I think much of that is due to him touching the ball a lot in that game (he took 22 shots, second-most of his career aside from the 3OT win at Oklahoma State).



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    As an even more primary option this year, the average shot attempts should go up, or at least his touches will thus raising the combination score of his shot attempts and assists.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    He requires officials that are familiar with us, or at least have watched us play. People that have never seen him cannot believe what they are seeing with his footwork, so they see what they believe instead.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    It was a Kansas game, explanation in there somewhere.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    He travels a lot just like most players. For whatever reason it got called more in the post season.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    Quote Originally Posted by MartyFine View Post
    People that have never seen him cannot believe what they are seeing with his footwork, so they see what they believe instead.
    Foul....no...2 fouls.




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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    I've rewatched a few games, and now that I'm not as emotionally involved, I seem to notice a lot more Niang travels than before.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    I think he does travel at times, but I also think he gets called for up fakes and spin moves that are not traveling.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    He seems to travel after contact. Watching the Big 12 Tournament Championship game, he would travel making space against Isaiah Austin.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    Quote Originally Posted by GBlade View Post
    He seems to travel after contact. Watching the Big 12 Tournament Championship game, he would travel making space against Isaiah Austin.
    He kind of sticks his butt into the guy to knock him off balance a bit, and when he spins off off it he tends to travel then, but it's really minor.


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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberJJJ View Post
    In the Big XII tourney Niang was called for several travelling calls, especially on his spin move. I don't remember him being called for those much during the year. I have heard no mention of that in any interviews during the off season. Does that require work or a function of how a couple of games were called? Love watching him abuse oposing bigs with that move.
    He's a traveling machine. In my expert opinion it's 50/50.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    Every spin move is a travel. It is just a matter of how much officials want to call it.



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    Re: Niang and travelling calls?

    Quote Originally Posted by clumcymachine27 View Post
    Every spin move is a travel. It is just a matter of how much officials want to call it.
    is that a rule? Can't you pivot on your left foot, push off with your right, then shoot? That's just two steps, like between dribbles, so why is that an automatic travel call?



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