For anyone who didn’t watch the Spain v France game check out this crazy play near the end of regulation when Nicolas Batum punches Navarro in the crotch! Crazy! On the commentary John Amaechi then correctly calls out the referees for failing to take control of the game earlier, leading to excessive flopping and aggressive fouls. Check out the video and then read below for why he did it!
So why did Batum throw the punch?
Wow, when asked if it was in the Olympic spirit he had another answer:
He was of course referring to the Brazil v Spain game which SOME say the Spanish lost in purpose to avoid the USA until the Gold medal game.