Steve Nash heated up Wednesday night in Milwaukee.
The Brooklyn Networks The head coach was sent off after a rare blast on an official in the second half of a 110-99 loss to the Bucks at the Fiserv Forum. It was Nash’s first dismissal as a head coach, and only the third of his NBA career.
His last red card came in 2005, when he was playing for Phoenix Suns.
Nash ran toward Central and quickly made two technical errors while setting an official on fire, prompting two officials and Royce O’Neill to attempt to impede him.
Then Nash settled down and left the court.
He said after the match that he thought Mills took his elbow to the throat, and was “standing by our guys.”
The Nets had a 12-point lead at the end of the first half on Wednesday night, although the Bucks cut the game into just one possession when Nash was sent off.
Then the Bucks used a massive 19-4 streak in the fourth quarter to take their 11-point win and reach 3-0 on the season. Antetokounmpo lost 43 points and 14 rebounds in the win.
Kevin Durant He led the net with 33 points and six rebounds Keri Irving With 27 points and nine rebounds. Those two, along with Royce O’Neill’s 12 points, were the only three to set double figures for Brooklyn – which is now 1-3 in the year.
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