Warriors star Stephen Curry ejected after throwing mouthguard over Jordan Poole shot vs. Grizzlies

Stephen Curry wished the shot late on Wednesday night time.


After seeing teammate Jordan Poole take it, and miss it, as a substitute of passing it to him on the emblem at Chase Middle late of their 122-120 win over the Memphis Grizzlies, Curry misplaced it a bit.

The Golden State Warriors star took out his mouthguard and threw it down the court docket out of frustration as he was operating again on protection, which led to a fast ejection.

Whereas Curry’s response wasn’t towards the officers, it didn’t matter. They hit him with a technical foul and threw him out on the spot. He completed with 34 factors and shot 10-of-19 from the sector in 35 minutes.

Poole didn’t appear to comprehend why Curry was so upset after the sport, both.

“I didn’t see what occurred on the time,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr stated, via NBC Sports. “When the ref referred to as it, I used to be confused. Then the coach advised me he threw the mouthpiece down out of anger … He is aware of he can’t make that mistake once more.”

The ejection got here with the Warriors holding a 2-point lead and solely 73 seconds left within the recreation.

Although Curry didn’t get to see it in individual, Poole greater than made up for his missed shot ultimately. Poole sank a closely contested layup on an inbound cross with only one second left to offer the Warriors the 2-point win.

Poole completed with 21 factors, seven assists and 5 rebounds.

Whereas issues had been tense on the ground, the 2 appeared greater than advantageous within the tunnel after the win.

Ja Morant led Memphis with 29 factors and 13 assists within the loss whereas capturing 10-of-20 from the sector. Desmond Bane added 20 factors, and Brandon Clarke completed with 19 factors and eight rebounds. The Grizzlies have now misplaced 4 straight on the heels of a powerful 11-game win streak.

Outdoors of Curry and Poole, Klay Thompson added 24 factors for the Warriors. Jonathan Kuminga was their solely different participant to hit double digits with 13 factors. The win lifted Golden State to 24-24 on the season, and was its fourth win in seven video games.

Stephen Curry was not proud of Jordan Poole — and officers tossed him from the sport within the closing seconds on Wednesday night time. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Photos)