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Old 05-22-2012, 08:21 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Floppers should be punished and this is a good step in that direction. I wouldn't be surprised if the flopping foul ends up being rarely used but carries a harsh penalty like a technical. As for the goaltending rule, coaches and commentators have been saying it should be like it is in Europe for years now. You still can't touch the ball on a downward arc or pin lay-ups on the glass. It means that you lose shooters' bounces, but it brings back the importance of the big man in a guard dominated league. Honestly I think they should bring back hand-checking. :cookie:
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