Video: DeMar DeRozan Ejected in Game 4 for Throwing Ball at Referee Scott Foster

Megan ArmstrongCorrespondent IApril 21, 2019

San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan rips his jersey as he heads to the bench after drawing his second personal foul against the Denver Nuggets early in the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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The Denver Nuggets pulled away from the San Antonio Spurs for a 117-103 Game 4 win on Saturday evening in San Antonio, Texas.

Though the series is now even at 2-2, Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan was not even-tempered when he decided to chuck the basketball at referee Scott Foster with five minutes remaining in regulation. DeRozan was promptly ejected.

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The Nuggets had opened up a 110-92 lead. As DeRozan was driving to the bucket, Foster called him for an offensive charge. The 29-year-old was not happy and reacted by throwing the ball across the court in Foster's direction before even regaining his balance.

Before exiting the court, the four-time All-Star scored 19 points, dished five assists and grabbed five rebounds.

DeRozan has been a prominent contributor for San Antonio throughout this series, scoring 31 points in Game 2 and 25 points in Game 3.

Game 5 is slated for Tuesday night at 9:30 p.m. ET, televised on NBATV from Denver.

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