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Luka Doncic Getting Suspended For Dirty Play? (Video)

Luka Doncic Getting Suspended For Dirty Play? (Video)

Luka Doncic indicated last week that he was aware that he has been a little out of control emotionally this year. With 16 technical fouls and a mandatory one-game suspension on the horizon, he seemed to pledge to do better.

How did he follow that up?

By hitting Collin Sexton in the groin when the pair got tangled while attempting to secure a rebound.

For his troubles, Doncic was assessed a Flagrant 2 and ejected. Because it was a Flagrant 2, his stunning accumulation of technical was not impacted – but many are calling for a suspension anyway.

Below the belt contact is very much a no-no in the NBA today, and there is a growing sentiment that Doncic should be made an example out of.

Sexton’s attitude issues are a matter of public record, but Doncic’s act cannot be condoned regardless.

This has been a rough year for Doncic as well. After coming into the season as the early MVP frontrunner, he showed up fat and out of shape. From there it has been one disappointment after another, culminating in a beef with teammate Kristaps Porzingis.

And now he’s lashing out in particularly inappropriate ways, as evidenced by his act against Sexton.

Will the league ultimately suspend Doncic? Time will tell. But at the moment, it doesn’t look like it. And the precedent for letting things like this go was set earlier this year when one player literally broke another’s wrist and faced no real consequences for it.

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Charles Kruger

Charles Kruger has been credentialed to cover two Super Bowls, four NBA Finals, and one World Series. A 20-year veteran in the sports world, he has sources spanning the NBA, MLB, NFL, UFC and NASCAR. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Calif., he is Game 7's go-to source for rumors surrounding the Lakers, Clippers and Dodgers.

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