Shaq used to lift his defender off his feet with his shoulder bumps and the refs looked the other way or were in mid-eye blink and missed it (sarcasm). The 'stars' get additional protection, IMHO of course.
"I'm always amazed to hear of victims so badly mutilated that they have to be identified by their dental records. What I can't understand is, if they don't know who you are, how do they know who your dentist is?" - Paul Merton