Legal Reaction; brief, non-overt gesture Legal Reaction; brief, non-overt gesture Legal Reaction; brief, non-overt gesture
This is an example of a permissible reaction under the “Respect for the Game” guidelines. Players can react to calls with which they disagree, provided the reaction is not overly demonstrative, disrespectful or prolonged. On this play, following the foul call, #2 in the white uniform briefly raises his arms in reaction to the call. Since the action ends quickly, and the player isn’t overly demonstrative, no Technical Foul is warranted on this play.