After Dillon Brooks hit Lebron James in the end, Lebron scored 25 points to help the Lakers win.
Dillon Brooks, a forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, was kicked off the court in Game 3 against the Los Angeles Lakers. He should be able to play in Game 4, though.
The NBA won’t ban Dillon Brooks for his below-the-belt hit on Lakers star LeBron James on Saturday night, which ESPN said was a Flagrant 2 foul.
After the judges watched the tape, they called the foul a Flagrant 2 and sent Brooks straight to the dressing room. He only made three of thirteen shots from the field and scored seven points in 19 minutes. The Grizzlies had difficulty scoring early on, so the Lakers took the lead and never gave it back.
The Lakers won Game 3 by a score of 111-101. They had a strong 35-9 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Grizzlies were angry that nothing was going their way, while the Lakers had a great start to the night.
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Ja Morant made things interesting for the Grizzlies by scoring 45 points, dishing out 13 assists, and getting his team back into the game. But in the end, the Lakers stopped them and took the lead in the series.
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This NBA season, Brooks has been a controversial player, especially when it comes to what he says on and off the court. Before this series, he said he didn’t mind going up against James and the Lakers, which NBA fans took to mean that he thought it would be easy.
During the regular season and now in the playoffs, Brooks was also supposed to guard James, which is why the technical foul was called.
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This season, he had the most technical fouls in the NBA. After earning his 18th on March 21, he was banned for one game.
The expulsion of Brooks follows Draymond Green’s suspension for a stomp on Domantas Sabonis of the Sacramento Kings in Game 3 of their series.
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