Damian Lillard Tweets Warriors' 'Draymond is a mf' After Obnoxious on Lakers' LeBron James
AP Declare/Ticket J. Terrill
Draymond Green's laborious obnoxious on LeBron James within the fourth quarter of Wednesday's play-in match sport between the Golden Command Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers did now not sit successfully with one in all the NBA's handiest level guards.
Portland Path Blazers star Damian Lillard called Green an "mf" on Twitter after the play:
Damian Lillard @Dame_Lillard
Draymond is a mf
Trailing 98-97 with staunch over two minutes remaining, James bought a hasten from Alex Caruso whereas riding to the basket. Green attach his palms out to disrupt the Lakers star's route and hit him within the face. It did now not appear that Green made any try to block the shot.
Draymond changed into once called for a well-liked obnoxious on LeBron.
LeBron stayed down after the whistle. pic.twitter.com/8dRol1ovsp
Green does dangle a history of bodily play against James. He changed into once famously suspended for Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals after the league retroactively issued a flagrant obnoxious when he hit James within the groin.
James did stay on the court for a pair of moments and bought peek drops on the bench in a while.
There may perchance be some dissension amongst Blazers gamers about how staunch James' distress changed into once. CJ McCollum called the four-time NBA MVP the "actor of the year" on Twitter.
After the sport, James told ESPN's Rachel Nichols that he "changed into once literally seeing three rims available" on his hasten-ahead three-pointer within the last minute.
James made one in all his two free-throw makes an try to tie the glean at 98. He made a 3-pointer with 58 seconds left as the shot clock expired to give the Lakers a 103-100 decide.
He finished the sport with a triple-double of 22 capabilities, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Los Angeles earned the No. 7 seed within the Western Conference playoffs.
The reigning NBA champions will launch the postseason on Sunday against the Phoenix Suns.