Fight between Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors

Fight between Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors

The Miami Heat and the Toronto Raptors matchup got here to blows.

Heat small ahead Caleb Martin and Raptors rookie heart Christian Koloko obtained right into a scuffle that up within the stands at FTX Environment in Miami, Florida on Saturday.

The incident occurred with 7:46 left within the third quarter because the Heat have been up 81-59. As Martin and Koloko have been jockeying for a place beneath the rim, Koloko’s leg obtained wrapped around Martin while boxing out and Koloko was knocked right down to the bottom.

A free ball foul was known as on Martin, however, the scenario escalated when Martin charged toward Koloko and stood over him.

Pushing ensued and the battle spilled into the gang. The primary row patrons have been escorted from their seats as different gamers separated the 2 gamers.

Along with ejections, Martin and Koloko have been each whistled for technicals.

“There have been numerous performs main as much as it,” Martin mentioned after the sport. “It was a chippy sport.”

Mentioned Koloko: “I simply stood up for myself and I get ejected. That’s what occurred.”

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Toronto coach Nick Nurse mentioned he expects the NBA to take an extended look at what occurred.

“A number of individuals have been in that factor that most likely shouldn’t have been,” Nurse mentioned.

Martin completed the night time with eight factors, 5 rebounds and two assists in 22 minutes. Koloko had one level and two rebounds 12 minutes earlier than hitting the showers.

The Heat went on to win 112-109, their first win of the season after dropping their first two games of the season. The Raptors at the moment are 1-2.

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