Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry was ejected towards the end of the Warriors 111-101 loss in Mempbis Saturday after Curry became upset that he didn’t get a call after he thought he was fouled.
Curry threw his mouthpiece in the direction of the official and was tossed by referee Scott Wall. In the commotion that followed, Curry’s star teammate, Kevin Durant, was also tossed after approaching Wall, and appeared to made a hand gesture towards fans who were booing him.
Curry finished with 37 points and six rebounds. Durant had 29 points and 13 rebounds. Golden State, the defending NBA champions, are off to a 1-2 start.
Here’s video of Curry
And here’s Durant
After the game, Curry told an ESPN reporter that he did not throw his mouthpiece directly at Wall.
Curry -- a devout Christian who always points skyward after making big shots -- also took to social media to apologize after the game
Curry also received heat for tossing his mouthpiece during the 2016 NBA Finals, which the Warriors lost to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Social media, of course, had plenty of reaction. But let’s begin with Warriors forward Draymond Green, tongue thoroughly in cheek, talking about the state of his team.