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asoc
01-15-2012, 01:46 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6v-bW6wxoY

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/highschoolsports/2017166878_video06.html?prmid=4939
http://cheneyfreepress.com/crunch-time-for-january-p9984-87.htm

A few concerns.
A couple of those fouls were very harsh and deliberate.
How much is the coach to blame? Did he coach the kid to send a message?
How much blame do the officials have to play?

And then I am concerned that these are high school kids and the one is now being vilified all over the internet and the issue is even brought up on CNN.
http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/01/07/refs-make-no-calls-on-high-school-basketball-players-obvious-multiple-flagrant-fouls/
You can watch the CNN video from that link.

BobZag
01-15-2012, 06:01 PM
Ban the kid from all sports while assigning him to volunteer work at the local hospital. Fire the coach. Make the refs watch this video over and over before reffing again.

That takes care of the kid, the coach and the refs. Oh, and sign the kid up for Weight Watchers.

Eroop22
01-16-2012, 12:14 PM
I actually found this to be funny because in high school I played against Connell. The first words out of my mouth after seeing the video was well looks like things haven't changed much in 13 years. In my experience Connell always had some big farm strong boys who didn't really have much if any lateral quickness. They made up for this shortcoming with hard fouls.