DeMar DeRozan has been a changed player since he joined the Chicago Bulls this offseason. The season so far has been going good and great for the veteran as his scoring ability has him in the MVP conversation as a top contender with fair chances of walking away with the award. Fans have also nicked DeRozan as “Mr. FOURTH QUARTER” for his clutch performances where he closes the game grabbing the dub in the final seconds remaining. The Bulls have been a better team as the roster improved a lot with his addition.
DeMar DeRozan though against the JA Morant led Memphis Grizzlies left the game a bit too early during the clutch time. As he was ejected by the referees for his complaints and exchanges which got him his second technical. His ejection also sold the game for Chicago Bulls as they already had no answers for the offensive rally of the Memphis Grizzlies. The final box score stands at 110-116 favoring the Grizzlies. Currently, under DeMar DeRozan’s leadership, the Chicago Bulls are ranked as the second seed in the eastern conference with the record of 39 wins and 22 losses at .639.
DeMar DeRozan with the ejection also broke his legendary 35 plus points game streak. While also washing his hands on the chances of leading the conference. The ejection against the Grizzlies cost him so much as the final box score would have been very different if he didn’t complain and stayed in during the clutch time while not getting ejected. This season DeMar has been godlike as he averages 28.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, 5.1 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.3 blocks per game.
Twitter reacts to DeMar DeRozan’s ejection
DeMar DeRozan already had a technical foul on him and with 5.3 seconds remaining for the game to end got the second one which resulted in an ejection while the game being close as the score was 113-110 (Grizzlies-Bulls). Trying to get a foul and tie the game with a count in the post DeRozan tried it all as Steven Adams and Kyle Anderson doubled him down. He thought he has been foul and went on to complain to the referee as there were no calls and that exchange cost him the game. On his way to the locker room, the star was seen showing out his frustration as he punches a water cooler in the tunnel.
Twitter has thousands of reactions to offer on the viral clip of DeMar DeRozan getting ejected. As many fans believe he was fouled and refs didn’t give him the call. While many believe it was just good defense that didn’t let him in. Find some of many such reactions posted by fans on Twitter here below: