The NBA won’t advantageous Knicks massive man Enes Kanter, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo or Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham within the wake of Thursday’s skirmish between Kanter and Antetokounmpo.
After reviewing the incident, the NBA mentioned Ham “acted as a peacemaker” when he shoved Kanter away from Antetokounmpo to separate the 2 gamers within the fourth quarter of Milwaukee’s win over the Knicks.
Kanter mentioned Friday that he thought Ham ought to be fined.
“He isn’t my assistant coach, so he is not allowed to contact me,” Kanter mentioned.
The league decided that there was no want to punish any occasion.
The skirmish between Antetokounmpo and Kanter occurred after Antetokounmpo drove to the basket and was knocked down by Kanter. No foul was known as on the play.
Antetokounmpo ran again up the courtroom and went face-to-face with Kanter earlier than the 2 had been separated. After a overview, every participant was known as for a technical foul, after which Kanter was known as for a second technical, main to his ejection with 9 minutes, 56 seconds left.
Kanter advised Friday that Antetokounmpo acquired preferential therapy.
“He is the golden boy,” Kanter mentioned. “Clearly, he is the golden little one, they usually gave me two technicals. OK, no matter. I am going to depart the administration to handle all that stuff.”