Lakers News: Matt Barnes’ Flagrant Foul vs. Mavericks Rescinded by NBA
During the Lakers’ 73-70 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday forward Matt Barnes was charged with a flagrant foul after sending Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki to the ground in the third quarter.
During Tuesday night’s Lakers All-Access event at the Staples Center, head coach Mike Brown announced that the flagrant foul that was initially given to Barnes has been rescinded by the NBA.
“I got an e-mail today from (NBA executive vice president of basketball operations) Stu Jackson,” Brown said. “They downgraded Matt’s flagrant-1 foul to just a foul yesterday.”
After seeing the foul, do you agree that the league made the correct call by rescinding Barnes’ flagrant foul?