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Old 05-08-2009, 01:32 AM   #3861
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Originally Posted by check two View Post
Since plays are reviewable now, why can't the referees review plays when elbows and stuff are thrown? Cause it seems like they keep saying a lot lately that 'if the referrees would have seen the elbow, so and so would have been ejected'. Kobe should have gotten suspended from what I hear.
No, you don't get suspended unless you throw an elbow ABOVE the shoulders...Kobe didn't do that. The NBA did review that play and they slapped Kobe with a Flagrant 1 and a fine...but it wouldn't make any sense for them to suspend him because he didn't elbow him above the was right on the chest.
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