NBA Rescinds Draymond Green Technical Foul

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NBA Rescinds Draymond Green Technical Foul 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:21 am

Draymond Green's second technical foul from Thursday night's game against the New York Knicks was rescinded by the league.


Second-year official John Butler thought that Green was yelling at him late in the second quarter, giving Green his second technical and ejecting him from the game. 


Green, instead, was yelling at James Wiseman. 


The game's crew chief Ben Taylor admitted Butler's mistake at halftime. 

Via Nick Friedell/ESPN

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Re: NBA Rescinds Draymond Green Technical Foul 

Post#2 » by ecuhus1981 » Sat Jan 23, 2021 2:41 pm

This is a funny, rare gray area. At what point do the officials have authority to control the flow of the game, when two teammates are arguing? Or when one is being belligerent? Dray has always been handled with kid gloves by the league, because he's such a brash talker. But I'm surprised the NBA sided with the player on this one.
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