Perspective needed on all sides of Knight debate
However, while I do not condemn the action, I do not feel that it is the best manner in which to get a point across to a player. I believe there was a better way, especially given how sensitive our society has become in recent years, and I do not feel that there was a need to touch the player on or near the face.
I do not feel that the incident merited such intense scrutiny and criticism by the media. I do not believe that Knight deserved to be so severely criticized for the manner in which he chose to make his point with his player. I believe the issue has been magnified, exaggerated, overstated and overhyped, and that Knight has been treated a distinctly different manner than any other coach would have been in a similar situation.
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