[Guide] News on April 30, Beijing Time
He was fined $25,000 by the league for questioning the referee, but his favorite player, Blake Griffin, got away with complaining about the referee.
According to Bill Simmons, a well-known American basketball reporter, Griffin spit on the court because he was dissatisfied with the referee in the second half of the fifth game, but the referee “generously” spared Griffin and did not brag about his skills.
Griffin complains about referee spitting on court
Simmons tweeted about Griffin’s spitting on the court in detail, “During the second half of Game 5, Griffin stared angrily at referee Bill Kennedy, then
Spit on the floor. Bill Kennedy was going to call Griffin a technical and kept staring at Griffin, but in the end he just had a caddy come and wipe the floor.”
In football games, we often see players spitting on the field, but since the football field is grass, spitting will not affect the game, while the basketball field is all wooden floors, even the players dripping on the field
Sweat has to be dried by the caddy in time, let alone spit?
Therefore, Griffin’s restless action deserved a technical foul, but the referee finally tolerated it!
When Simmons commented on Griffin’s move, his words were also very sharp. He directly wrote, “Championship teams will not do this.” In other words, in Simmons’ view, Griffin and his fast
The fleet still doesn’t have championship quality.
It is worth mentioning that this is not the first time that the Clippers have spit on the field.
Not the caddy, but his teammate Ai Pai Udo.
The American media “NBC Sports” commented on this matter and said, “If the Clippers stop doing similar vulgar things in the sixth game, they will have improved.” The sixth game of the two teams will be played at the Spurs home tomorrow.
For the Clippers, this will be a “win or go home” battle of life and death.