DALLAS – Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic is one of the shy technical fouls this season in hitting the threshold for an automatic one-game pause after he ejected from his 111-99 loss. Dallas to the Sacramento Kings on Sunday.
Doncic scored his 14th technical foul of the season in the second and 15th quarters with 31 seconds remaining.
“I’m not going to get it again,” Doncic said.
Doncic, who had 30 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 turnovers in losses, said he thought the NBA should cancel the two technical fouls that called him in. Sunday The league office dismissed a technical foul requiring Doncic to shout “And-1” at officials after he scored during the April 2 win over the New York Knicks.
“It was something we made him aware,”; Dallas coach Rick Carlyle said about Doncic on the verge of halt automation.
Carlisle was also fired from the game. He received two technical fouls, so called within minutes of Doncic.
“Look, I’m a poor example tonight by taking two myself,” Carlyle said. “That’s me. I’m sorry for the post-game team as well, it’s not the right example.
“This year I’ve got four techniques, all from the same guy. [referee CJ Washington]I’m not sure what to say. But there is a saying ‘Sane men have the right to disagree,’ I’ll stick with it. ‘
Doncic’s first technical foul on Sunday was called after he disagreed with the boss, calling the offensive foul Rodney Mott made against him with 10:23 am left in the quarter. Second
“The first technical foul was called after an improperly valid foul and during the transition he ran past me and he screamed ‘Hey!’ As his fist trembled. “Mott told reporters of the pool. This was a disrespectful response to the referee.
Doncic admitted that was what he said to Mott. “He told me I couldn’t tell him,” Don’t go anywhere, “Doncic said. But with him no, that’s why I have technology. “
Doncic’s second ejection took place at the end of the time, with 31.8 seconds remaining after Kings Guard Delon Wright’s placement gave Sacramento a 13-point lead. Players will often shoot more after the whistle blows without incident.
“If you have the technology for that, it is …” Doncic said, pausing and shaking his head.
Mott, who called the technical foul, said Doncic threw the ball “due to the disappointment of the call” and “in an open manner.”
“We run out of time and he catches the ball and he doesn’t throw it to the closest officer, he throws the ball the length of the pitch, which makes it a non-athletic act,” said Mott. The nearest “
Carlisle was called in the second technical second earlier to speak to official officials. “In a disrespectful way, using profanity,” Mott said.
Carlyle said he regretted the referee’s ignorance of what he thought. “It’s a journey,” Wright’s. “No line,” Carlyle said. “That was the last straw for me. But we have to move on. “