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Dakich rips Grayson Allen

Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by akaGatorhoops, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. akaGatorhoops

    akaGatorhoops VIP Member GC Columnist

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    this is good stuff!

     
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  2. Gatorryder

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  3. diamondted13

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    I saw the highlights on NBA TV. No surprise. He's a thug. I was hoping William's would lose his cool and choke him out.
     
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  4. GatorTodd

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    Someone needs to knock his block off. Just put him on his ass.
     
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  5. sHiNeR2

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    I'm surprised no one has.
     
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  6. gatordavisl

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    Allen might be a disciple of the Bill Lambeer school of hoops.
     
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  7. GameTime1

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    Wasnt laimbeer tough all the time? Kinda like what the announcers were referring to?
     
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  9. shane4three

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    Neither foul was horrendous. For Dakich to give the hook/thumb ( meaning kick him out) while the referee was talking to he and Ruocco about the first foul is completely unprofessional.
     
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  10. GatorPlanet

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    Grant Williams is not someone he should tangle with. He's lucky Williams plays on an even keel.
     
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  11. GatorPlanet

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    Laimbeer is the reason I quit watching the NBA years ago. He singlehandedly changed the game to legal mugging.
     
  12. swampgas44

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    I think, at times, Allen is borderline dirty, but Dakich is such a Big Ten homer. :emoji_speaking_head::emoji_zzz::emoji_zzz:
     
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  13. cincinnatigator

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    If you watch these plays you'll see Allen not entirely guilty. Williams hooked Allen's arm when setting his screen, Allen gets his arm out of the hook. The follow-through Allen does to remove Grant's hook makes it look ten times dirtier than it actually is.

    Then Williams sets a hard screen on him to get him back. Five seconds later Allen fouls him hard because he's not about to give him an easy layup after that.

    I think the announcer was really unprofessional about the whole thing, pretty bushleague. Allen's a competitor, not Bill Lambier. Until I see him trying to injure someone, he's not dirty player to me.
     
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  14. SeabudGator

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    I agree that going nuts on Allen for the first foul was unprofessional and premature. They got tangled up and shoved out. Move on.

    However, the second foul was blatant BS - basically threw a hammer blow to the guy's head. That is clearly a blow that can cause "injury." Plus, Allen has a history of tripping people which is both cheap and very dangerous (broken wrists are easy there). This is not a situation of the announcer OR Allen being wrong. The announcer was premature and unprofessional AND Allen is a dirty, cheap player.

    All of this makes me want to watch the youtube video "This is why Duke sucks"... again.
     
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  15. cincinnatigator

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    If he were throwing his arm down on Williams head, I'd agree that'd be BS. I didn't see the arm hitting Williams in the head. But any time you punch down it's going to look ten times worse. He should've just made a better attempt to make the play.

    Agree to disagree on his tripping incidents, I didn't see much danger in it. Uncalled for, yes. Dangerous, that's a stretch. Making hard contact with a guy high in the air is more dirty to me, yet it's called a clean basketball play the majority of the time. My wrist hurts 15 years later thanks to a kid who didn't want to give up a dunk.
     
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  16. OklahomaGator

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    I think the closed fist on the second foul is what did him in.
     
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  17. gatorstevelp

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    Not sure how you can defend him at this point in time. His body of work, up to this point, speaks for itself.
     
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  18. cincinnatigator

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    Not defending him, he's got a childish temper. But I didn't see much to warrant him getting tossed between those two incidents and the announcer ripped into him unnecessarily.
     
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  19. INGATORSWETRUST

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    Coach K is probably embarrassed to have had him in their program. GA is the exact opposite of good sportsmanship. Sore loser to boot.
     
  20. MadduxFanII

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    We recruited Allen pretty hard, didn't we?