The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors played a back-to-back against one another over the last few days, and there were some serious fireworks between the two teams, both in the game and emotionally. Frustrations boiled over early in the second game on Tuesday night, as three players were ejected before anyone even scored a basket. Draymond Green, perhaps unsurprisingly, found himself in the middle of the scuffle, and was eventually ejected. Wolves center Rudy Gobert had some comments about Green following the contest.
Draymond Green Involved In Yet Another Incident
The Warriors and Timberwolves got chippy just two minutes into their in-season tournament game 😳
Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Jaden McDaniels were all ejected. pic.twitter.com/m7UvULewa2
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November 15, 2023
It began with Jaden McDaniels and Klay Thompson pulling at each other’s jerseys, which caused the rest of the players on the court to scramble toward the action. Gobert was one of the first players there, and as he put his hands on Thompson to pull him off away from his teammate, Green rushed in and put Gobert in a headlock that he held on to for a solid 5 seconds.
After a lengthy discussion and review from the game’s officials, McDaniels and Thompson were ejected for their involvement, as was Draymond Green for the retaliatory act on Rudy Gobert.
Wolves Win Against Short-Handed Warriors
Rudy Gobert calls out Draymond Green
“Every time Steph doesn’t play, he doesn’t want to play without his guy Steph so he does anything he can to get ejected.”😳
(Via @JonKrawczynski ) pic.twitter.com/NGl56eAo7X
— NBACentral (@TheDunkCentral) November 15, 2023
The Timberwolves were able to come out victorious against the short-handed Warriors, though Golden State put up a good fight and the score was close in the end. But the bad blood between the two sides didn’t stop after the final whistle, as Gobert took a shot Green in his…
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Author : Anthony R. Cardenas
Publish date : 2023-11-15 08:01:21
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