It was a scene that could only come out in the UFC. Draymond Green was sent off for stepping on Domantas Sabonis in the stomach.
The Golden State Warriors lost to the Sacramento Kings 106-114 in the second leg of the first round of the 2022-2023 NBA Western Conference playoffs held at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California on the 18th (hereinafter Korean time). The series was driven to 0 wins and 2 losses.
They also lost in Gyeonggi-do and Manor.
Following the first game, the second game was also a close match. The variable was Green’s exit.
With about 7 minutes left in the game, Green stepped on the stomach of Sabonis, who had fallen. Sabonis fell face down complaining of pain.먹튀검증
The referee reviewed the video and awarded Green a Flagrant 2 foul. Green was immediately ordered to leave.
Sacramento home fans booed. Green battled Sacramento fans. He engaged in a direct battle of words, and rather booed. However, the victorious side was Sabonis, who kept the court until the end.
After the game, Golden State’s Splash duo, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, sided with Green.
Curry said, “Savonis definitely grabbed Green’s feet. I don’t know what Green should have done in that situation.”
Thompson also helped, saying, “Savonis caught Green’s foot as he ran. It was a dirty play.”
Sabonis, the party involved, responded to Curry and Thompson’s words. “I was in a state of falling. I was just trying to protect myself. I couldn’t afford to catch Green’s foot,” he said. In addition, “Me and Green both fight for the team. During the rebound competition, we fell over. This is basketball. When you play basketball, these things happen.”
Fortunately, Sabonis was not hurt. Even in the 3rd game on the 21st, he promised to play at the top.