No Suspension for Grayson Allen?

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by GTO, Feb 28, 2016.

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Should Grayson Allen had been suspended?

  1. Yes - that is Dellavedova-level dirty.

    35.7%
  2. No - Duke is the Kansas of the ACC, so there should never be any suspensions to their players.

    16.1%
  3. Who's Grayson Allen?

    10.1%
  4. Should have been suspended by at least Duke.

    30.4%
  5. FSU player should have decked him.

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  6. Meh, I've seen worse.

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  1. Cyinthenorth

    Cyinthenorth Well-Known Member

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    DurangoCy Well-Known Member

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    BJ Anaya is 6'8", and looked to be about 350lbs. The joke I was making... never mind.
     
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    MartinCy Well-Known Member

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  5. VeloClone

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    You got me. I saw the thread bumped and immediately said to myself, "Now what!?"
     
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  6. Clonefan32

    Clonefan32 Well-Known Member

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    Boy, the "Grayson Allen what a great comeback story" narrative it is making its way through Twitter and I'm about to puke.
     
  7. stormchaser2014

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  8. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

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    stormchaser2014 Well-Known Member

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    Possible revenge trip on Allen by Rathan-Mayes.
     
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  10. BWRhasnoAC

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    Now we can have some tongue in cheek recovery story for Grayson during the tourney and he can rise to majesty before our eyes as the gilded savior or basketball.
     
  11. Doc

    Doc Well-Known Member

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    Obviously I'm not a big fan of his trips, but I didn't think this one was too bad. He plays violently anyway, so it didn't seem so out of character, and it was more of a basketball play than the trips. I guess I'd also rather lose a tooth or two from an elbow than screw up a knee from a trip.
     
  12. jkclone

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  13. 8bitnes

    8bitnes Active Member

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    Disagree. I can't see the basketball play motivation in lifting one's elbow above their shoulder blocking one's own line of sight to the hoop + lane. This move looks to be done to create space between himself and the defender, which is a typical basketball play but not when it is done above the shoulders.
     
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  14. jkclone

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    It was a swim move that is very normal. I'd have to rewatch but I don't think it was really that high. It was a combination of higher arm and lower face.
     
  15. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    He was already around the man, when he threw the elbow.
     
  16. madguy30

    madguy30 Well-Known Member

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    That was at least deserving of the technical.

    Nobody outside the arc clears out by elbowing the defender in the face.
     
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  18. 8bitnes

    8bitnes Active Member

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    Swim moves lead with the hand/wrist. This led with the elbow. It was done to force/create space as I said before. It was not to evade or move around an opponent such as what a swim move would indicate. Watch it again as you stated
     
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    Allen just got T'd up for slamming the ball on the court in frustration for getting an over-the back foul.

    3 fouls / 0 points 4:52 left to play in first half. Clemson up 1.
     
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