UPDATE: Grayson Allen has been suspended indefinitely by Duke.
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Allen was defending Elon guard Steven Santa Ana in the first half on Wednesday night when he inexplicably lost control of his legs once more, kicking and tripping a Santa Ana players as he drove to the hoop. He also did this weird windmill thing with his arms, a strange sort of subterfuge that did nothing to mask lifting his leg up like that in a very unusual defensive style.
Unlike Monday, when Allen drew a phantom foul without contact, officials saw this for what it was. They called Allen for a technical. He then hit the Blue Devils bench, where he promptly freaked the hell out for a bit.
Here are the GIFs you need from this incident.
Here’s a more somber, reflective Grayson Allen.
Duke fans seem to revel in the fact that they have “haters,” but it’s easy to see why everyone outside of (and about half of the people inside of) North Carolina have beef with the Blue Devils. Allen has a history of this sort of thing happening, to the point that ESPN even has a video entitled “Grayson Allen’s History of Tripping.”
The Four Letter was actually pretty hard on Allen, its panel of college hoops experts pulling no punches when they discussed the highlights at the half.
According to reporters, Allen did express regret about the incident after the game.
Allen had three points in 21 minutes in Duke’s 72-61 win. The Blue Devils are now 12-1.