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Alvin Gentry blames Kings Lakers for the mysterious jump ball in the NBA rulebook – NBA Sports

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In a cheerful way, Sacramento Kings is a victim of unfortunate, unexpected events.

A game official after the ball wasn’t touched by Malik Monk by De’Aaron Fox, which could be an important property that could be used to get rid of the Los Angeles Lakers deficit in the dying seconds of the match on Wednesday. Curiously called the jump ball to miss the charity stripe. During the dead ball, we found that the number of tenths was decreasing. This was one of the possible main motives for the authorities’ decision, which turned things upside down in a controversial way.

Apparently, interim coach Alvin Gentry was smoking while onlookers were discussing the ridiculous decision.

And in his post-match media availability, Gentry didn’t dissipate his frustration with the referee, but he turned it into the NBA’s rulebook instead.

“That’s the NBA’s ridiculous rule,” said Gentry via the Associated Press’s Greg Beacham. “The referee did what they were supposed to do. It’s the rules that need to be changed. We didn’t start the clock. It wasn’t our error. With the ridiculous rules. I was punished. “

“There is no hellish way that the ball shouldn’t have been in our hands.”

Meanwhile, the NBA’s Twitter world sympathizes with Gentry and Kings after a controversial call. Indeed, it’s a controversial scenario, and rules are now the main subject of scrutiny.

Back in 2018, the Lakers and Orlando Magic were in much the same situation. Forward Mario Hezonya gave his teammate Aaron Gordon a lob pass to give Magic an edge. Purple and Gold were in the lead (108-107), with the fourth period remaining at 0.6. Even Gordon suddenly pushed a button before touching the ball, burning the remaining tenth of a second resulting from the buzzer and wild conclusion that the Lakers won. What happened was that the shot clock shouldn’t have been turned on while riding the dead ball, so authorities capsized and decided on a jump ball.In the end, the Lakers won, which scattered huge sparks. Disappointment At Orlando Camp.

The Kings suffered their 23rd defeat this season, and the Lakers broke the 20-19 record and remained in seventh place in the west. The two California-based ball clubs are scheduled for another marquee showdown on January 13.


– NBA Sports

Alvin Gentry blames Kings Lakers for the mysterious jump ball in the NBA rulebook

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