Friday, November 22, 2013

NBA Ejections: Bill Kennedy, Sean Corbin & Josh Tiven

Referees Bill Kennedy (crew chief), Sean Corbin (R) and Josh Tiven (R2/umpire) ejected Bulls forward Taj Gibson for a second technical foul in the fourth quarter of the Bulls-Nuggets game. With 0:39.4 remaining in the third period, following his rebound and one-foot putback dunk, Gibson received his first technical foul. With 1:16 remaining in the fourth period, following a Nuggets' shot clock turnover, Gibson received his second technical foul, resulting in disqualification. At the time of the ejection, the Nuggets were leading, 96-85. The Nuggets ultimately won the contest, 97-87.

Wrap: Chicago Bulls vs. Denver Nuggets, 11/21/13
Video: Gibson is tossed in the fourth quarter after disrespectfully addressing official Sean Corbin

Monday, November 18, 2013

NBA Ejections: Bill Kennedy, Mark Ayotte, John Goble

Referees Bill Kennedy (crew chief), Mark Ayotte (R) and John Goble (R2/umpire) ejected Grizzlies guard Tony Allen for a flagrant foul type two in the 1st quarter of the Grizzlies-Clippers game. With 1:51 remaining in the 1st period, Allen kicked Clippers ballcarrier Chris Paul in the face, resulting in the assessment of a flagrant foul penalty two and ejection. At the time of the ejection, the Grizzlies were leading, 25-13. The Grizzlies ultimately won the contest, 106-102.

Wrap: Memphis Grizzlies vs. Los Angeles Clippers, 11/18/13
Video: Allen's kick to Paul's head results in flagrant foul, deemed dangerous and unnecessary