ngub12 wrote:Thats such an emotional thing, I don't think you can fault him for getting excited and standing up to celebrate.
He should have stood up with the ball. Then given it to someone in the stands or put it in the locker for his collection.
For the reasons you gave, he particularly should have held on to it. "Game winning catch, I'm keepin this." One could argue that he was losing it from his grip, and hit it on the ground to prevent it from just flying out of his hand. I don't believe that's the case one single bit, but it doesn't matter.