Cleveland Cavaliers ahead Tristan Thompson turned the second Cleveland athlete this week to get in scorching water for a butt slap.
Thompson was ejected within the third quarter of Friday evening’s 113-109 loss to Memphis Grizzlies after drawing his second technical trying to provide Jae Crowder a smack on the butt.
Thompson was on the free throw line when Crowder handed by as he was trying to sub out. Thompson reached down to provide Crowder a smack whereas the Grizzlies ahead tried to fend off his hand.
Thompson was shortly T’d up for a “slap to the bottom,” crew chief Kenny Mauer stated after the sport.
Crowder and Thompson had drawn double-technicals earlier within the recreation.
“Quite a lot of barking and no chunk we are going to go away it at that,” Crowder stated after the sport.
Cleveland’s Tristan Thompson seems to be on after receiving a technical foul for “a slap to the bottom” of Memphis’ Jae Crowder on Friday evening. Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports activities
The 2 had been teammates in Cleveland through the 2017-18 season, earlier than Crowder was traded to Utah.
“So, we’ve a historical past, and it was just a bit aggressive spirit,” Thompson stated. “(The officers) may need taken it the incorrect approach as a result of they might have forgotten we had been teammates.”
Mauer stated the second technical foul was not for something both participant stated, “simply merely the butt slap.”
Thompson stated he’s “undoubtedly calling (the Gamers Affiliation) to enchantment that.”
On Thursday, New Orleans police issued an arrest warrant for Browns star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. after video surfaced of him slapping the butt of a Superdome safety guard within the LSU locker room after the Tigers’ nationwide championship victory over Clemson on Monday.