Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons appeared to elbow Toronto Raptors All-Star Kyle Lowry in the groin Thursday night in Game 3.
During the second quarter, Simmons obtained tousled with Lowry whereas leaping for a rebound. Lowry undercut Simmons, sending the 6-foot-10 stage guard to the bottom.
Lowry appeared to mockingly sit on Simmons’ head whereas holding his arms in the air. With Lowry nonetheless standing over him, Simmons elbowed him in the groin house. The Raptors star remained on the courtroom for quite a few moments as a result of the Raptors grabbed the rebound and pushed once more to the offensive end.
Simmons was not known as for a foul on the play, although the NBA could doubtlessly analysis the incident.
Simmons and Lowry get tousled beneath the basket … ? pic.twitter.com/Ntl1HGHKAw
— ESPN (@espn) May 3, 2019
Lowry and Simmons beforehand exchanged phrases all through a confrontation in January 2018. Both players have been ejected with 6.5 seconds left in the competitors. As they exited the courtroom, Simmons appeared to tell Lowry to fulfill him outside.
The 76ers led the Raptors 89-81 on the end of the third quarter. Simmons had 10 components, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Lowry had seven components, 5 assists and 4 rebounds.
The Eastern Conference semifinal assortment is tied 1-1.