VIDEO: Blazers’ Damian Lillard gets technical after being pushed by Kelly Oubre Jr.
Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard is usually a cool cat on the court, but he showed some emotion against the Phoenix Suns at Moda Center on Monday.
Dame Dolla came running to an official with two minutes left in the first half after he was pushed to the deck by the Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. Officials turned a blind eye on the deliberate hit, as Lillard also made contact with Mikal Bridges on his way down.
Play continued, but the visibly irked Blazers star stood up and directed his anger on the referee’s direction, which immediately earned him a technical foul.
Entering Monday’s showdown, Damian Lillard is averaging 27.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, 7.6 assists and 1.0 steal per contest for the Blazers. He is also shooting 44.2 percent from the field, 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 89.8 percent from the free-throw line.
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