A chair turned the sufferer of Robin Lopez’s frustrations Monday night time.
The Bulls middle was ejected from Monday night time’s sport in opposition to the Kings and threw a chair on his means again to the locker room.
Lopez bought indignant a few referee not calling a foul on one finish of the courtroom, however was then whistled for one on the other finish. He was hit along with his second technical foul of the night time after voicing his displeasure with referee Justin Van Duyne.
Teammates needed to maintain Lopez again from going after the official and coaches stepped in to information him off of the courtroom.
On his option to the Bulls locker room, Lopez grabbed a chair and angrily tossed it.
After the sport, Lopez advised ESPN he disagreed with the decision and did not imagine he ought to have been given one other technical.
“I am unsure the explanation behind the technical, however I suppose the officers are absolute and who am I to discredit that?” Lopez stated. “I used to be just a little bit stunned, in my thoughts, such a subdued response.”
Reporters additionally requested the 29-year-old if the chair was alright after he threw it.
“I feel so. It is metallic,” Lopez stated.
Lopez completed the sport with two factors and three private fouls in simply 14 minutes of play.
The Bulls went on to lose the sport 104-98 to the Kings.