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Russ, looks like you have a pretty even split on opinions here. I get what you're trying to accomplish with the tight crop, and I agree with others that it definitely adds more drama. Just keeping it real here- I think the fact that you were there shooting it and witnessed the move yourself gives you an advantage that isn't available to an uninformed viewer.
At first I kind of liked the tight crop, but the more I stared at it, I was bothered by it being so tight that I had no idea where they were on the court, which direction their movement was, and that most of the defender's head is hidden. I realized that reading the description first compromised my own objectivity, and once I saw the full version, I immediately liked it better. Just my .02... (or, .05?).
Although, I do love that flying sweat.