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Draymond Inexperienced was unable to make it by the Golden State Warriors’ 118-110 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night time.
He picked up two technical fouls and was ejected in the course of the third quarter after an altercation with Donovan Mitchell. Inexperienced completed the night time with eight factors, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists in 18 minutes.
After jostling with Mitchell on one Cleveland possession, the 27-year-old guard fouled Inexperienced on the Warriors’ ensuing play earlier than the 2 exchanged phrases. Officers reviewed the incident, then assessed the previous Defensive Participant of the 12 months together with his second technical.
Inexperienced led the league in technical fouls in the course of the 2022-23 season, though he had solely picked up one heading into Saturday’s motion.
NBA followers had been amused by his ejection.
Bleacher Report @BleacherReport
Draymond Inexperienced was ejected after getting chippy with the Cavs 😳 pic.twitter.com/1EsjrpQhwi
Legion Hoops @LegionHoops
Donovan Mitchell after Draymond’s ejection 💀 pic.twitter.com/lw5pqSVB9l
Tim Kawakami @timkawakami
So Draymond will get ejected in a evaluation of a foul dedicated in opposition to him… whew.
NBA Memes @NBAMemes
Draymond Inexperienced after getting ejected pic.twitter.com/nWmU7vjpk4
Soca Macintosh @notmikemike_
DRAYMOND GOT EJECTED???? pic.twitter.com/LdGzsED3Sq
Pepé Silvia ⚜️ @SlayYoung23
They by no means catch Draymond after he will get his first tech, we’re progressing as a society!
Stephen Curry led the staff in scoring with 30 factors, though no different Warrior completed with greater than 14. Golden State dedicated 20 turnovers to associate with 26 assists.
In the meantime, Donovan Mitchell scored 21 factors and dished out a team-high 5 assists regardless of capturing simply 7-22 from the sector. He additionally recorded seven rebounds, whereas Darius Garland and Caris LeVert mixed for 9 steals.
After beforehand defeating Golden State on Nov. 5, the Cavaliers have swept their season collection with the Warriors.