Hopefully we can keep this civil. Just looking for opinions. Leaving his rep aside and just looking at the gifs I really feel like he didn't crank. If you'll notice the ref puts his hand under Pierce's leg and pushed up, while at the same time he puts his on Palhares' elbow and pushes forward. It's the perfect storm of controversy. It's the ref moving Palhares, not a crank. Does anyone see this first gif and feel differently? The ref moves Palhares to make it look like a crank. unfortunately I see gifs trying to make it seems worse than it was. like this.. You can see in this one he lets go almost immediately after the ref comes into view. you can really see how hard the ref pushes forward in this one.