TRay Young rebounded from a slow start to score 24 points and led Deandre Hunter’s surge in the third quarter on Wednesday that carried the Atlanta Hawks to a 132-103 defeat of the Charlotte Hornets in play-off.
The Hornets’ frustration worsened about 6 1/2 minutes before the game’s end when Miles Bridges complained so badly about a goal-directed call that he received two quick techniques and was sent off.
Then, with a Hawks fan barking at him on his way to the locker room, the Hornets player violently Throw his tongue out He appears to be hitting a woman who was watching the scene.
Bridges holds up to his actions at the post-match press conference.
“This is absolutely unacceptable on my part and I take full responsibility,” Bridges said.
“I was upset about a call, two calls already,” he said. “I let my nerves get on with me. It was definitely the wrong thing to do.”