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November 26, 2017

NBA guidelines on flagrant fouls include an assessment of the defender's wind-up, impact, and follow-through in determining whether a foul deserves to be upgraded. This play doesn't jump out as an obvious flagrant (considering it's two laboring centers in the open cour...

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