With 4:44 remaining towards the Charlotte Hornets, Draymond Green tipped in a missed try from Eric Paschall to present the Golden State Warriors a ten level lead with the fourth quarter winding down. Prior to his tip-in, the previous Defensive Player of the Year hit a well timed 3-pointer to increase Golden State’s late lead.
Despite his pair of clutch factors, Green’s efficiency towards the Hornets will probably be remembered for what occurred within the last seconds.

With the Warriors main by two factors with 9.3 seconds remaining within the contest, LaMelo Ball lined up for a bounce ball towards Brad Wanamaker. Following the tip. Charlotte rapidly referred to as a timeout as Green and Gordon Hayward scrambled for the free ball. Upset after Charlotte was awarded a timeout and possession, Green misplaced his cool. While barking on the officers, the Golden State ahead obtained a pair of technicals resulting in an ejection.
Along with Green’s exit from the sport at an important time, Charlotte obtained two technical free throws and an opportunity to steal the competition with the ultimate possession. As the clock ran down, Terry Rozier drilled a fading jumper from the nook to win the sport for Charlotte on the buzzer, 102-100.
Following Golden State’s irritating loss to the Hornets, Steve Kerr referred to as Green’s technicals “a horrible mistake.”
Via @anthonyVslater on Twitter:

Steve Kerr criticizes the official’s resolution to reward Charlotte a timeout as a substitute of a jumpball, however: “Draymond cannot do this. He is aware of that. He made a horrible mistake getting T’d up.”
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) February 21, 2021

In his postgame press convention with reporters, Kerr went on to say Green crossed the road.
He crossed the road. That’s the primary factor. We love his ardour and his power. We wouldn’t be the staff we’re with out him, however that doesn’t give him the license to cross that line.
Via @usatodaynba on Twitter:

Steve Kerr on Draymond Green’s ejection: “He crossed the road.”
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— USA TODAY NBA (@usatodaynba) February 21, 2021

After the sport, Paschall informed reporters Green took possession of his pair of technicals in Charlotte.

Eric Paschall on Draymond Green’s two late Ts: “He stated it was his fault. He took possession. We nonetheless rocking with Dray it doesn’t matter what. Shit occurs within the NBA. Learn from it.”
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) February 21, 2021

Green completed the competition with 5 factors on 2-of-7 capturing from the sector with seven boards, three assists and two blocks in 32 minutes towards the Hornets. Green and the Warriors can have the prospect to bounce again on Tuesday with a visit to Madison Square Garden for a battle with the New York Knicks.