Flagrant Foul, Penalty 2 (Hard contact with both arms)
This is an example of a Flagrant Foul, Penalty 2. A Flagrant Foul, Penalty 2 is defined as contact that is unnecessary AND excessive. The defensive player on this play winds up and makes hard contact to the head and torso of the offensive player in a dangerous manner. There is severe impact to a vulnerable player with a high potential for injury, and it leads to an altercation. The penalty for a Flagrant 2 is two free throws for the offended player, and his team would also retain possession of the ball at the free throw line extended. The offending player would also be ejected from the game, pending confirmation of the call via Instant Replay review.