NBA announced On Saturday afternoon, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant was ejected from the Grizzlies’ 109-101 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday for “directing inappropriate language at game officials.” He was fined $35,000 for not leaving the court immediately when he turned up. 30).
Morant was ejected with 1:22 remaining in the fourth quarter after being awarded a technical. Following the ejection, Morant hit Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards and several Memphis players who were shooting technical free throws before leaving the court.
Morant’s reaction shows that he didn’t expect his exit. He smiled, laughed and clapped before leaving the court.However, whatever Morant said to the referee, he apparently thought it was enough to throw him out of the game. posted his reaction On being ejected on Instagram, the referee meant “too much force” and said, “I’m ejecting because you said the same thing your mf said to you recently”. Not sure what that means However, he clearly feels that his exit is not justified.
Morant wasn’t the only Memphis player to be ejected from the game. Seconds before the technical, Dillon Brooks was also sent to the locker room after discussing the foul on Edwards with the referee. It was a rough end to a disappointing loss for his team, the Grizzlies, who dropped the game to the Wolves lacking Karl-Anthony Towns.