Kelly Oubre Jr. On Calling Every Referee a “B*tch” In Heated Second


Philadelphia 76ers gamers and coaches are furious over a missed name on the ultimate play of Wednesday’s recreation towards the Los Angeles Clippers.

76ers guard Kelly Oubre Jr. drove to the basket and appeared to attract contact with lower than one second remaining. However no foul was known as, ensuing within the Clippers successful the sport 108-107, though crew chief Kevin Scott later stated in a pool report {that a} foul ought to have been known as.

76ers head coach Nick Nurse stormed onto the court docket following the no-call and Oubre furiously approached the referees, yelling profanities at every in flip.


Oubre addressed his actions after the sport.

“At first, warmth of the second,” Oubre stated. “That is an intense basketball recreation, after all. And we’re not excellent. The refs aren’t excellent. I wish to apologize for simply dropping my cool, as a result of that’s one thing I attempt to work on every day, and attempt to characterize God in the easiest way I presumably can, and that wasn’t it. So I simply express regret.

“However I noticed Coach Nurse getting riled up and if our coach goes to struggle for us and he’s going there, then I’m proper behind him. However on the finish of the day, it wasn’t cool. So I’ll take no matter penalties include that and it’s important to transfer on, however I acquired to be higher in a way.”

In the meantime, Nurse stated his crew couldn’t blame the loss totally on the referees

“Effectively, at 104-101, we had the ball sideline, [and] Tyrese [Maxey] breaks into the backcourt huge open, slips and falls, and so they get an and-1 out of that,” Nurse stated. “We come down and rating, they’re full-court press and so they knock one off of Kelly out of bounds.”

Nurse added that he didn’t agree with among the calls made late within the recreation.

“I believe [Oubre] took it in there fairly exhausting,” Nurse stated. “I checked out it on our computer systems a pair instances. I believed it was definitely contact, definitely as a lot of the final two or three that acquired known as and-1s on the different finish… I believed it was sufficient contact to name. [But] that’s the best way it goes typically.”

The eighth-seeded 76ers are now13-26 with out Joel Embiid within the lineup this season, whereas the fourth-seeded Clippers are 3-7 over their previous 10 video games.

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