Kelly Oubre ejected after charging Kelly Olynyk
Kelly Oubre Jr. was ejected from Thursday’s playoff game in the second quarter.
The Wizards forward took exception to a screen set by Celtics center Kelly Olynyk, who was called for an offensive foul after his moving screen knocked Oubre to the floor at Verizon Center. Oubre quickly got up and charged Olynyk, shoving his way through an official to push Olynyk off his feet.
Oubre was called for a flagrant 2 and ejected with 9:11 remaining in the first half for escalating the incident.
It’s been a physical series and Oubre’s ejection came minutes after Washington’s Ian Mahinmi and and Boston’s Jonas Jerebko nearly went at it after the players got tangled up under the rim. Both players received technical fouls.
The Wizards, who trail the series two games to none, held a 45-25 lead at the time of Oubre’s ejection.
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