I don't even know where to begin with this. It's ludicrous. No one is saying that anything is predetermined. Refs don't go into a game saying "Team A is more talented, so I will call fewer fouls on them." The point is that IN GENERAL, the more talented team will foul less, and over the course of a season that will play itself out.
As for not watching the game, if you think the way Dook went to the rim is in ANY way comparable to how our guards went to the rim on Saturday, you're the one who wasn't watching the game. We did a piss-poor job of attacking the basket.
That is not what the poster I responded to said at all. He said, and I quote, "better talented teams foul less". That is an absolute statement... and not a general one. Even then, a "general statement" has zero to do with the game itself. Duke got a huge majority of calls, not only when it comes to fouls, but plays like the blatant out of bounds off their players face, and getting away with over the back fouls all game (something the Plums have become known for to everyone except the referees).
As for attacking the basket, yes, Austin Rivers did a much better job and is generally better at it than anyone on our team. That is still NOT an explanation for why Green doesn't get the same calls Rivers does when each of them drives to the basket....
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