Dwight Howard’s foul on Paul Pierce: flagrant or suspension?
"The NBA will not suspend Orlando’s Dwight Howard for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Magic and Boston Celtics for his flagrant foul in Game 2.
In the second quarter of Game 2, the All-Star center was called for a Flagrant 1 foul after swinging his arm so that his elbow swept through the head of the Celtics’ Paul Pierce, who tumbled to the floor clutching his head in pain. Both players remained in the game."
HoopsVibe’s Call: Just a flagrant foul or a flagrant foul worthy of a one game suspension, especially after the suits at league head office hit Kevin Garnett with a forced vacation for his elbow to the dome of ‘Q’ Richardson?
Well, the NBA believes Dwight Howard shouldn’t be suspended for introducing Paul Pierce’s face to his forearm.
As usual, HoopsVibe News wants to know if Stern and his posse of executives made the right call. Watch the clip and get at us with your opinion: just a flagrant or a flagrant that warrants Howard missing game three in Boston?