Totally beside himself, the Pistons player, victim of an elbow during a game action, was sent off by the referees. “King James” as well.
Settlement of accounts at OK Choral. Or rather, in Detroit. The spirits were heated Sunday evening, during the meeting between the Pistons and the Lakers. At 9’18 to go to the end of the third quarter, in a free throw, Detroit player Isaiah Stewart nudged LeBron James in the face. The browbone bleeding, he sought to take justice into his own hands. The tone rose.
All the players on the floor got involved … Outside of himself, uncontrollably, Isaiah Stewart had to be held back several times by his teammates and members of the staff. He was of course expelled. “King James” too, for the second time in his career. The first time was in November 2017, against the Miami Heat.
The Lakers in balance
The game was able to resume and the Lakers, a short time of 17 points, had the last word and pocketed the victory (116-121). Led by Anthony Davis (30 pts, 10 rbs) and Russell Westbrook (26 pts, 9 rbs, 10 wt), with 18 points from Carmelo Anthony as a bonus, they won the last quarter 37-17 and present a record to balance (9 wins, 9 losses). Four wins and 12 losses for Detroit.