MILWAUKEE — Pistons coach Dwane Casey had some sturdy phrases for referee Karl Lane after Detroit’s 121-98 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on New Yr’s Day at Fiserv Discussion board.

Within the ultimate minute of the sport, Pistons guard Langston Galloway fell to the ground clutching his face after he appeared to be struck by a Thon Maker elbow whereas on protection. No foul was known as, and Galloway remained down because the Bucks scored, forcing the Pistons to name a timeout. Galloway was examined by trainers and subbed out of the sport with 23.9 seconds left.

Casey needed the play reviewed however stated afterward that officers refused to accomplish that. As the ultimate buzzer sounded, he continued to shout at Lane for a number of seconds and had to be bodily held again by referee Eric Lewis.

“I acquired a great take a look at it,” Casey stated of the play after the sport. “I have never seen [the replay] but, however I assumed [Galloway] was elbowed within the eye, and I used to be attempting to get the officers to assessment it. Karl Lane yelled at me, ‘Effectively, flip it in then!’ And that’s not the best way our league needs to be offered. I used to be simply saying, ‘Hey, take a look at it. Flip it in.'”

Casey continued: “We acquired our butts spanked, however present us some respect. I’ve been on this league a very long time — rather a lot longer than he has — and seen rather a lot. So I’ve the correct to inform him to a minimum of take a look at it and see what it was. I’ve the correct to ask him to take a look at it.”

Galloway completed scoreless on Zero-for-7 capturing with three assists. Maker had three factors and 5 rebounds.

The Pistons have misplaced three straight. They won simply 4 video games in December and proceed to be plagued with accidents. The group has been with out Ish Smith, who tore his proper adductor, since Dec. 7. They had been additionally with out Stanley Johnson, who suffered a left leg contusion towards the Orlando Magic.

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