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Paul George & Rasul Butler facing possible suspension from Game 7.

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by IzakDavid13, May 2, 2014.

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Will The NBA suspend Butler & George?

  1. Yes.

    13 vote(s)
    14.9%
  2. No.

    43 vote(s)
    49.4%
  3. They should, but they won't.

    31 vote(s)
    35.6%
  1. basketballholic

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    Whostolamahonda!
     
  2. Scolalist

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    No Scott and Hill should be suspended. Bush league if they suspend George for taking a step onto the court.
     
  3. dragician

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    gotta be an idiot to take it literally. waht do you expect them to do, step backwards?
     
  4. BigBenito

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    I voted yes, but I don't think they should.
     
  5. JuanValdez

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    It seems a little ridiculous to suspend people for approaching a fight, when the participants in the fight aren't themselves getting suspended. Is it really a fight if no one gets tossed and no one gets suspended?

    When was that? Amare was a star in his rookie year.
     
  6. B-Bob

    B-Bob "94-year-old self-described dreamer"

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    Wait, what? :grin: Disappointing #1 seed routinely quitting and throwing arrays of bricks in games against a sub 50% 8th seed?
     
  7. finsraider

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    It's the NBA that made a big deal out of this...now they should eat there own cooking.

    IMO, neither are worthy of being suspended, but both SHOULD be suspended.
     
  8. robbie380

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    Sorry I worded that poorly. I just meant the NBA had suspended a star player before when they suspended Amare for this violation back in 2007.
     
  9. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    looks like Butler helped George. Butler gave the NBA an excuse to not suspend George, since he was one step further.
     
  10. Nero

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    Letter of the Law

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    Spirit of the Law



    In a world ruled by thinking rational human beings, the Spirit of the Law should ALWAYS take precedence over the Letter of the Law.

    So, we know how this SHOULD go.

    However, since we all know the world is not ruled by rational thinking human beings, it would not surprise me in the least if both end up being suspended.

    What does this say about us all, that the rational decision is possibly the least likely outcome, and the clearly stupid decision is the one which would surprise no one?
     
  11. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    The whole point of the rule is to prevent escalation. It doesn't matter if it was just a shoving match with no suspension...if the benches clear, the odds that it would escalate are greatly increased.
     
  12. FEAR THE BEARD

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    Don't believe they should be suspended because they didn't escalate anything, but NBA should suspend them if they want to be consistent
     
  13. TheGreat

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    Um did you see the Hawks bench? 6 of them stepped out.
     
  14. BigBenito

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    I missed that. Sounds like Silver needs to call Oprah for these suspensions.

    "you get a suspension and you get a suspension..."
     
  15. swyyyguy

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    the nba coming down hard on sterling but letting paul george off with a pass?

    we have arrived, brehs. #blessed
     
  16. vinsensual

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    If this were the Rockets they'd be suspended, and then the suspension would be redacted the day after the game.
     
  17. J.R.

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Being told there will be no suspensions for Game 6 incident between Hawks and Pacers. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ATLHawks&amp;src=hash">#ATLHawks</a></p>&mdash; Chris Vivlamore (@ajchawks) <a href="https://twitter.com/ajchawks/statuses/462323578885931008">May 2, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  18. EssTooKayTD

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    Players get that far in court on dunks and big buckets.
     
  19. amazingskills

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    but they did remain in the immediate vicinity of the bench...
     
  20. T-macsterful1

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    I remember the NBA suspending a ton of spurs and Suns players in the playoffs back when Nash and Amare were there. I think it was when Bowen hipchecked Nash into the scorers table. Amare was among the ones that stepped over the line and that were suspended.
     

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