Isaiah Thomas Ejected For Elbowing Justise Winslow In The Face

Published on December 19th, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 6,284 views

With a little more than three minutes left in regulation, Justise Winslow came up with a nasty rejection on Marcus Smart and then went to guard Isaiah Thomas, who dropped Winslow to the ground with an elbow to the face that left the defensive wiz with a nasty bloody cut under his eye.

The refs hit Thomas with an offensive foul, then after review, upgraded it to a flagrant foul type 2, which resulted in an ejection.

Winslow – looking like¬†Creed –¬†missed both of his free throws, then stole the ball from Avery Bradley and dished it to Josh Richardson for a bucket. The Heat still lost by 10 but Winslow’s effort on defense during this sequence deserves a lot of praise. He finished the game with 4 steals and a block to go with 8 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.

I’m not laughing at the elbow but the expressions of the fans in the below pic are pretty hilarious.


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