Allen, Grayson Allen, is a Duke University basketball player who has tripped three opposing basketball players in calendar year 2016 during two different seasons. Each such event was blatant, captured on video, and deliberate.
Allen is, also, one of the best basketball players in the country privileged to play on one of the best basketball teams at one of America’s elite universities. The coach of Duke, Mike Krzyzewski, is one of the best coaches in the game and an all-around good guy.
[Please note that the Big Red Car’s favorite team is the University of North Carolina Tar Heels, so praising Coack K is a hard pull. But, it is all true. Great team, great school, great coach, great player.]
So, what, Big Red Car?
The actions taken by Grayson Allen have been dangerous and could have resulted in serious injury to the victims.
Tripping an opponent is bush league and unworthy of such a talented player. They tell one that he is a jerk.
Coach K has suspended Grayson Allen indefinitely. The right move and a classy move.
Duke basketball is bigger than this punk even though he is a pre-season All America. And, hey, the Big Red Car is rooting for the guy to get his head out of his fourth point of contact (paratrooper humor).
Well played, Duke. Well played, Coach K.
Still, go Heels!