This is an example of a Flagrant Foul, Penalty 1. A Flagrant Foul, Penalty 1 is defined as contact that is unnecessary. The defensive player on this play grabs the neck and shoulder of his moving opponent and he pulls him down to the floor. This is a non basketball play by the defensive player with potential for injury. The penalty for a Flagrant 1 is two free throws for the offended player and his team would also retain possession of the ball at the free throw line extended.