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Warriors vs Mavericks: Damion Lee, Davis Bertans hit technical fouls after bizarre first-half incident

Warriors vs Mavericks: Damion Lee, Davis Bertans hit technical fouls after bizarre first-half incident

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Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between Golden State Warriors And Dallas Mavericks Friday evening reached boiling point during the second quarter after a strange incident involving Damion Lee And Davis Bertans.

With just over eight minutes left in the second quarter, Spencer Dinwiddy He swung the ball to Bertans in the corner, and the big man fired a quick 3-pointer shot. Despite Lee’s tough competition that might have been called a mistake, Bertans got the right opportunity, and was eliminated in the process.

Seeing no foul, Bertans immediately tried to get back on his feet so he could run to defend. When he started standing, Lee attempted an Allen Iverson-style jump over him on Tai Lo in the 2001 Finals. The result was a freak collision that landed Lee directly on his back.

Tensions understandably flared up in the immediate aftermath, and players from both teams talked to each other. The accident happening right in front of the Mavericks seat didn’t help. In the end, everyone kept their heads and there were no more problems. the Warriors It ended up winning 126-117 In an exciting effort from behind after trailing by 19.

However, the judges went to the screen and after a brief review they evaluated the dual techniques – one each for Lee and Bertans. Neither of them was really worth a technique, because it was just an accidental connection that looked a lot worse than it actually was, but you can understand the referees trying to level the game.

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