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FSU assistant says push by Duke's Grayson Allen 'not a dirty play'

January 11, 2017 3:23 PM
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Florida State assistant coach Dennis Gates was adamant that a collision with Duke guard Grayson Allen on the Seminoles bench on Tuesday, in which the player pushed Gates, was purely a "basketball play."

"Grayson Allen did not make a dirty play," Gates told ESPN on Wednesday morning. "That was not a dirty play. He plays hard, he dove after a loose ball. I should have been sitting down, but I wasn't. My intent was to absorb the contact. His hip hit my hip and that's what people aren't looking it. Tha...

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