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‘One of the most dangerous plays I’ve ever seen:’ Duke’s Coach K reacts to flagrant foul during win vs. Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. — Mike Krzyzewski didn’t enter Thursday’s postgame press conference upset but relieved that one of his players left the Littlejohn Coliseum without a serious injury.

Clemson senior guard David Collins undercut Duke’s Wendell Moore on a fast-break dunk with 3:01 left in the first half, sending the junior forward flying dangerously through the air while luckily avoiding a head-to-floor collision.

Moore, who crashed to the ground awkwardly on his right hip and side, quickly sprang to his feet while officials called an intentional foul on Collins. An irate Coach K, 74, raced from the bench to the opponent’s baseline to check on Moore.

“He didn’t see himself. We saw him,” Krzyzewski said of Moore. “He was parallel to the ground eight feet up in the air. That was one of the most dangerous plays I’ve ever seen, and I’m not knocking Collins, but I’ve never seen a player

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Clemson’s David Collins ejected for dangerous foul vs. Duke

A hard foul on a Duke player’s breakaway could have ended a lot worse, but was more than enough to warrant an ejection.

Clemson guard David Collins was assessed a flagrant 2 foul, which is an automatic ejection, after hitting Duke’s Wendell Moore Jr. hard while the forward was in mid-air during Thursday’s game. Moore had stolen the ball from Collins on the previous possession and had an easy path to two points.

The resulting collision caused Moore to land hard on the floor, but fortunately didn’t hurt him enough to take him out of the game.

Collins didn’t even wait until the end of the game to explain himself, as he posted a statement on his Instagram story claiming he he had simply lost control of his momentum while trying to block Moore from behind.

The full statement:

“I was going to try to block it from behind but

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Isaiah Stewart Tries to Fight LeBron James After Hard Foul Results in Bloody Face (UPDATE)

Image via Getty/Nic Antaya

Image via Getty/Nic Antaya

UPDATED 11/22, 3:50 p.m. ET: LeBron James tried to get Isaiah Stewart’s phone number to tell him that he didn’t mean to hit him in the face, per Shams Charania.

“I’m told LeBron James did try to track down Isaiah Stewart’s number postgame to apologize to Stewart again and let him know it was an inadvertent hit,” Charania said on the Pat McAfee Show.

See original story below.

LeBron James has been ejected from an NBA game for just the second time in his career.

It happened after James, whose Lakers were facing the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night, hit Detroit’s Isaiah Stewart in the face with an elbow. Stewart’s face was covered in blood and James was hit with a Flagrant 2 foul and eventually ejected. As you can see in the video below, things got out of hand, as an irate Stewart had

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Suns’ Chris Paul asks referee to hit Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic with technical foul, promptly gets his wish

Chris Paul doesn’t have the best relationship with every single NBA referee, but he was definitely on the same page with the officiating crew for Friday night’s game between the Suns and Nuggets.

During the fourth quarter of Phoenix’s 116-102 win, Denver star Nikola Jokic, who had formally accepted his MVP trophy before the start of Game 3, erupted in anger after a drive to the basket against Suns center Deandre Ayton. Jokic seemed to think he had been fouled, but referee Ben Taylor watched the sequence play out and felt that Jokic simply lost control of the ball.

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“The Joker” was . . . not in a laughing mood.

Paul inserted himself into the picture and pushed for a technical foul on Jokic, the most CP3 thing he could possibly do in that moment. Taylor then quickly pulled the

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