Video: Terry Stotts gets ejected for the first time as Blazers coach
Terry Stotts, the long-time head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers, isn’t usually one who will blow his top in a basketball game. However, he lost his cool as he got ejected for the first time in his tenure as Portland coach during a blowout defeat to the Los Angeles Lakers.
NBC Sports Northwest showed the play that got the usually-calm head coach thrown out of the court.
— NBC Sports Northwest (@NBCSNorthwest) December 7, 2019
Another angle, provided by Hoop Central, showcased how the referee didn’t want anything to do with an enraged Stotts and gave him two consecutive technicals without batting an eyelash.
Blazers head coach Terry Stotts seems to be a bit upset pic.twitter.com/j8ySobKqZQ
— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) December 7, 2019
Fans who watched the game knew fully well why Stotts was enraged by the call. The NBC Sports video showed how Kent Bazemore deliberately avoided initiating contact with Anthony Davis. However, the official who threw Stotts out called a foul in favor of AD.
The game has definitely been one-sided for the Purple and Gold, but this incident leaves a bad taste in the mouths of Blazers fans everywhere. No one will be surprised if they protest the calls after the game is over.
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