DeMar DeRozan’s season got here to a disappointing finish on Monday evening. With the Toronto Raptors down by almost 30 factors to the Cleveland Cavaliers within the third quarter of Game four, DeRozan was ejected after his foul on Jordan Clarkson was referred to as a Flagrant 2.
In the closing second of the third quarter, Clarkson was out on the fastbreak, with DeRozan trailing behind. As Clarkson rose up for a layup, DeRozan went as much as contest, however did not precisely make a play on the ball. Instead, his left arm smacked Clarkson proper throughout the face, sending the Cavs guard crashing to the ground.
After reviewing the play, the refs decided it was a Flagrant 2, and despatched DeRozan to the locker room. Perhaps if it was a better recreation, which the Raptors had an opportunity to win, the refs could not have ejected DeRozan. While an comprehensible name, it seemingly had a very good deal to do with the sport being out of hand and the refs not wanting something to start out getting too bodily between the 2 groups.
Regardless, this was a becoming finish to what had been a poor collection from the Raptors’ star man. With the ejection, DeRozan didn’t play in both of the ultimate two fourth quarters. He was benched within the ultimate body of Game three for his lack of manufacturing.