Parker: “It was dirty.”


During last night’s San Antonio Spurs victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, George Hill was driving for a layup when Clippers’ Craig Smith laid a hard foul on Hill in the second quarter which sent Hill hitting the floor hard.

Smith was given a flagrant-2 foul and was ejected from the game. Hill sat out the rest of the game with a spasm in his right trapezius muscle.

Tony Parker weighed in on the hard foul and had this to say:

“It was dirty,” Parker said after the game. “Just a dirty play. It was dangerous. Just no need to do that.” (Express News)

Got to agree with Parker. Indeed it was a bit too much from Smith. As the replay shows he wrapped his hands around Hill’s neck and seems to not be going for the ball.  The ejection was appropriate.

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