MEMPHIS’ Dillon Brooks was issued a Flagrant foul 2 and ejected whereas Golden State’s Gary Payton II was injured in a tough begin to Recreation 2 of the Western Convention semifinals between the Warriors and the host Grizzlies on Tuesday night time.
Brooks wound up and slugged Payton throughout the pinnacle on a layup try, incurring the ejection at 9:08 of the primary quarter. Payton landed awkwardly on the play and left with an obvious arm injury.
Payton made 1 of two free throws however left for the locker room afterward. He was dominated out for the remainder of the sport after having X-rays. He scored one level in three minutes.
As well as, Warriors ahead Draymond Inexperienced required stitches on his face after he was hit by an elbow. He returned to the courtroom with a swollen eye to start out the second quarter.
No foul was known as on that play.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr known as the performs “soiled” throughout an on-court interview with TNT.
Brooks went 0-for-3 from the sector and had a steal earlier than the ejection. — Reuters