Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Junior. was suspended for Game 4 from the Boston Celtics after charging and knocking over Kelly Olynyk in Game 3.
The National basketball association on Saturday announced Oubre’s suspension without purchase “charging and making powerful and unwarranted contact.” Game 4 is Sunday evening in Washington.
Oubre known as the suspension due to his actions.
“I am not surprised,” Oubre stated after practice Saturday. “The league needs to do what they do. They need to handle that situation.”
Oubre’s episode within the second quarter of Game 3 on Thursday led to a flagrant 2 foul as well as an ejection. Olynyk knocked him down with an illegal screen, and Oubre jumped to his ft, sprinted at him and bowled him over.
The 21-year-old stated he apologized to referee Monty McCutchen, who had been speaking to Olynyk during the time of the incident. Oubre stated he didn’t achieve to apologize to Olynyk.
Washington coach Scott Brooks stated he respects the league’s decision and figured a suspension might be coming. Now he or she must decide how to overcome Game 4 as his team trails Boston 2-one in the 2nd-round series.
“We have were built with a next man up mentality all year long,Inch Brooks stated. “We have got options, we are able to move many people around. Although not getting him, it isn’t ideal, but it’s what it’s. You simply move forward and take part in the game. You cannot be worried about who’s not playing.”
Brooks may find more minutes for Bojan Bogdanovic following the sharp-shooting forward scored 19 points within the Wizards’ 116-89 victory in Game 3. Or he could plug another player in to the rotation like Jason Cruz Authentic Blue Jays Jersey.
“I am searching whatsoever options – maybe give additional minutes, maybe add another guy, maybe change some spots on the ground with various players playing different positions,” Brooks stated. “Individuals are up for grabs at this time.Inch