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Should Hibbert be suspended?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by NDJournalist, Jun 2, 2013.


Should Roy Hibbert have to sit out Game 7 for homophobic remarks?

  1. Yes

    5 vote(s)
  2. No

    63 vote(s)
  3. Maybe

    1 vote(s)
  1. NDJournalist

    NDJournalist Active Member

    Just a simple yes, no or maybe guys.
  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    My answer would definitely be yes if the question were about somebody who is involved with this thread but is not Roy Hibbert.
  3. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    And materially affect the outcome of a conference championship series? No, of course not.
  4. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Yes. Jeremy Clements was suspended in NASCAR. This is the same. Suspend him for Game 7. Clear message that this is no longer acceptable rhetoric.

    Hell, it's not like Vogel will have him on the floor for key moments anyway!
  5. NDJournalist

    NDJournalist Active Member

    Stern needs to send a message to its members that homophobia is not OK.
  6. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

    Dick and Herpes on the same side of an argument.
  7. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    The NBA conspiracy freaks would be in a frenzy over Heat preferential treatment if they suspended Hibbert from Game 7 after not suspending D-Wade for the flying elbow to Stephensen's head in Game 2, and not ejecting Birdman from Game 5.
  8. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    And that incest and mom-bashing is worse.
  9. armageddon

    armageddon Active Member

    Then you better investigate whether to suspend George as well.
  10. NDJournalist

    NDJournalist Active Member

  11. armageddon

    armageddon Active Member

    OK, looked it up. Kobe was fined $100,000 (no suspension) for mouthing word "faggot" to a ref.

    If that is the precedent, then the answer to your question is a resounding no.
  12. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    I think that times have changed. Sensitivity on this issue has changed. The NBA was wrong to only fine Kobe and Joakim Noah. It doesn't have to keep repeating the mistake.

    I can't think of any conceivable reason that he should not be suspended.
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