Golden State ‘unhealthy boy’ Draymond Inexperienced was ejected as soon as once more on Tuesday evening after hitting Jusuf Nurkic within the face whereas the 2 have been battling for place within the third quarter throughout a sport in opposition to the Phoenix Suns.
It has been lower than a month since Inexperienced was suspended 5 video games by the NBA for placing Minnesota’s Rudy Gobert right into a headlock throughout an altercation in November.
This fracas wasn’t fairly as concerned, nevertheless it was nonetheless one other bewildering second for the four-time All-Star, and will result in additional league self-discipline, particularly as a result of the league cited Inexperienced’s historical past of unsportsmanlike acts when issuing its earlier penalty.
Inexperienced smacked Nurkic within the face, prompting ejection
Inexperienced and Nurkic have been battling for place early within the third when the 2 bought tangled. Inexperienced appeared to barely lose his steadiness, however then inexplicably wheeled round and smacked Nurkic within the face.
Nurkic instantly crumpled to the bottom however finally bought up and stayed within the sport. The referees reviewed the play earlier than calling Inexperienced for a Flagrant 2 foul, which causes an computerized ejection.
Golden State misplaced after Draymond Inexperienced’s ejection
Golden State misplaced regardless of an enormous sport from the bench, which mixed for 80 factors. Brandin Podziemski, Moses Moody, Jonathan Kuminga, Chris Paul and Dario Saric all have been in double figures. Podziemski had 20.
Curry hit a 3 with 2.5 seconds left earlier than the break to present the Warriors a 56-53 halftime lead. Curry led Golden State with 16 factors within the first half whereas Booker had 13 for the Suns.