ORLANDO — Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant was irked with the officials after he was tossed late in Friday night’s 133-112 rout of the Orlando Magic.
“The refs run the game, so if they’re not feeling good today, they can just make any decision they want,” Durant said. “I have to know that they got all of the power, and I got to shut up and take it.”
Durant was ejected with 4:52 remaining in the contest.
His frustration stemmed from not being awarded a trip to the foul line midway through the final quarter.
“Oh yeah, it should have been two shots, but he didn’t give me an explanation on that,” Durant said of official Eric Lewis. “I guess because I kept asking him about it, he tossed me.”
The 6-foot-11 small forward was fouled by Magic point guard Elfrid Payton in what appeared to be the act of shooting. However, Lewis ruled that it was a non-shooting foul.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr was irate and confused as he
Article source: http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/21635833/golden-state-warriors-forward-kevin-durant-ejected-vs-orlando-magic
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