Well, the Duke Blue Devils are doing Duke Blue Devil things again. After Duke star and Ted Cruz look-alike Grayson Allen showed that he’s immature and has some serious discipline issues by tripping/kicking an Elon player, he was suspended. But, the suspension didn’t last long
After Allen’s third tripping incident, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski suspended him “indefinitely.” Finally, some discipline for Allen, right? Wrong.
Allen’s suspension lasted one game. One whole game. Once Virginia Tech annihilated Duke, Coach K put his golden boy right back on the floor. Because morals aren’t important when a team that lost to Texas A&M (yeah, that team that Kentucky just obliterated) beats you by double-digits.
Giving in and ending Allen’s suspension shows that Krzyzewski probably only suspended him because the media thrashed his immaturity. If it hadn’t been turned into a big deal, Allen would’ve played the Hokies, and Duke probably would have won. Once VT exposed Duke, the suspension was over. And now, Allen will learn nothing, except that his coach isn’t really going to discipline him, even if he goes at the knees of an opponent. If his old ways continue, the NCAA better do something right and take action, because obviously the legendary Coach K isn’t going to be the one to put Allen in his place.
Tweets of the day
Coach K: Indefinite suspension = 1 Game pic.twitter.com/vIghDmSQTz— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 5, 2017
1 topping on your milkshake does not mean indefinite toppings on your milkshake.— Cook Out (@CookOut) January 5, 2017
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