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Stefanski says Howard should be suspended

Posted on: April 29, 2009 2:08 pm
 
Sixers GM Ed Stefanski told radio station WIP in Philadelphia Wednesday that Dwight Howard should be suspended and likened his elbow to the head of Samuel Dalembert to a punch.

“I have no idea what the league will do, but to me the rule is black and white, it’s clear," Stefanski said. "What I saw was clear. I felt an elbow above the shoulders made contact on someone’s head and it wasn’t part of the play.”

I agree.

Here's the transcript and audio link from SportsRadioInterviews.com.
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Since: Sep 20, 2007
Posted on: April 29, 2009 2:19 pm
 

Stefanski says Howard should be suspended

I have to agree with you here Berger.  It may be the first time!  Haha.

Anyway, as much as I like Dwight Howard, that elbow was uncalled for.  It was dirty, dangerous, and a bad reaction to negative emotions to say the least.  He should see a one game suspension to keep that behaviour in check.  Hopefully it doesn't cost his team a seasons worth of work, but if it does then I guess the lesson is learned.  It's the punishment that is given in situations like this that make you think harder before creating a crime scene like Ron Artest and company got caught up in a few years ago.  There has to be serious consideration for something so obviously flagrant.


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