Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

The NBA turned into an all-out war when ugly scenes erupted during the third playoff match between the Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards in the US.

The 7-foot Olynyk didn't expect Oubre to confront him, let alone knock him to the ground.

Once he reached the locker room, Oubre received a surprise from a familiar face: Brandon Jennings, who was ejected a few quarters later following a confrontation with Boston's Terry Rozier. Oubre was ejected and is facing a suspension. But this level of airborne mixed with the arched back is something usually reserved for the soccer pitch.

The Celtics lead the series 2-1.

The chippy game included two more ejections beyond Oubre's and a total of eight technical fouls. I'm not saying that that was the right thing to do.

"I'm not going out there on the court and looking to maliciously hurt anybody", said Oubre. "We're focused on basketball".

Olynyk wouldn't say if he thinks Oubre should be suspended for his shove, leaving that up to the league. "They needed to win and did what they needed to do".

"I guess just two teams that really don't like each other", Wall said.

But have no doubt, the Celtics will be prepared to answer. "If we do that, we give ourselves a shot", said Olynyk.

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