Duke Suspends Grayson Allen Indefinitely For Tripping & Temper Tantrum Incident (Video)
For the third time in 2 years, Duke Blue Devils controversial star Grayson Allen has been the subject of backlash after he was caught tripping another player on the court. This time, the victim was Steven Santa Ana from Elon Phoenix on Wednesday night.
He then proceeded to throw a tantrum on the bench after being called for a technical foul.
This is Grayson Allen’s reaction to getting t’d up for literally tripping a guy on the court. pic.twitter.com/A1pO8bOeI4
— pat muldowney (@patmuldowney) December 21, 2016
Afterwards, many were calling for Coach K to suspend the guard and that led to him lashing out to people who keep telling him how to do his job.
On Thursday, however, Duke did the right thing and suspended him indefinitely.
Coach K has decided to suspend Grayson Allen for tripping Elon’s Steven Santa Ana. pic.twitter.com/kaFDByccX3
— Jessika Morgan (@JessikaMorgan) December 22, 2016
“We have had the opportunity to thoroughly review the incident involving Grayson Allen from last night’s game against Elon,” head coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a statement Thursday morning. “As I stated last night, the incident was unacceptable and inexcusable.
“He took an important step last night by apologizing in person to Steven Santa Ana and Coach Matt Matheny. As a program, we needed to take further steps regarding his actions that do not meet the standards of Duke Basketball.
“To that end, we have determined that Grayson will be suspended from competition for an indefinite amount of time.”