Bulls’ Nikola Vucevic apologizes after being ejected from Tony Brothers


Los Angeles — Referee Tony Brothers Must be fluent in Serbian.

It’s also not a good word.

1:02 left in the first half of the Bulls’ 118-108 victory over the Lakers, center Nikola Bucevich received a technical foul Sean CorbinBucevic, sighing on the bench, was clearly not satisfied. Then he turned and said something back to the court.

The Brothers immediately slapped him with a second technical and immediate ejection.

However, about Vucevic: When swearing or getting angry during a match, he speaks only Serbian to avoid anything technical.

He also claimed that it was.

The brothers reacted as if they knew exactly what Vucevic had said.

In any case, Vucevic took full responsibility and apologized to his teammates.

“It was a bad decision to react my way,” said Vucevic. “It’s an important game for us and I have to get better and control my emotions in the moment. My mistake. My teammate came for us again. About myself.” It soothes my bad mood.”

He was surprised that he got the second technical so quickly.

“Usually there’s a little cool-off period, I like to call it,” Vucevic said. “That’s the reality. Sure, I overreacted.”

Bucevic allowed to leave Andre Drummond To ride a white horse and give the Bulls precious time. Drummond has 12 points and eight rebounds. Patrick Beverly in his ear all the way.

“You have to give Drummond a lot of credit,” Beverly said. “He replied, We come in waves. We were about 10, 11 deep and everyone was poised. It was a team win.”

“I’m tough [expletive] To Drummond because I know his potential. He’s an All-Star for a [talk] “The job isn’t finished… go on, go on. We’ll talk after the game. He did what he had to do. Luckily we’ve got such a big shot off the bench.”

get used to it

guard Alex Caruso, Daily injury reports are no stranger and continue for the rest of the season.

coach Billy Donovan Caruso’s sprained left foot won’t improve until the Bulls are over and given him the rest he needs.

“It’s probably going to be something we have to deal with all year round,” Donovan said. he gets time [off], and it goes down and gets better. “

two steps back

Seemed to have another keywing defender for a stretch run when the Bulls finally got it Javonte Green In January, he returned after surgery on his right knee.

But the rest of this season could be in jeopardy for Green.

He returned for last week’s game against the 76ers, playing just under nine minutes, and came back two nights later to face the 76ers again, playing six minutes off the bench.

However, the knee pain that cost him most of the second half worsened again, forcing him to return to his plain clothes for a trip to the West Coast.

Donovan acknowledged it as a setback and couldn’t say when Green would return.


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Written by Natalia Chi

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