Livingston, who was upset about a no-call during the game, bumped heads with referee Courtney Kirkland and was ejected.
The league handed Livingston a one-game suspension and the veteran guard took the sentence in stride when discussing it with the media.
“It is what it is” Livingston said, according to Anthony Slater of The Athletic.
“Unfortunate it happened. They got a standard to protect. It shouldn’t have happened at the end of the day. Not one of my proudest moments. Just want to put it behind me. Apologize for it, because it is not really in my character. Emotions of the game, you know, got heated.”
Kirkland has been removed from the officiating rotation for one week for his actions in the incident with Livingston.
Sixers, Lakers Interested In Jamal Crawford
The Golden State Warriors are also interested in Crawford, but if Patrick McCaw re-signs, there won’t be an available roster space.
Crawford, 38, reportedly isn’t close to making a decision on which team he wants to play for next season, but has stated in the past that he would like to play for the 76ers.
David West Announces Retirement
West was drafted back in 2003 by the New Orleans Hornets, where he would spend the first 8 seasons of his career. Following his run with the Hornets, West would head over to the Indiana Pacers for 4 seasons, then the San Antonio Spurs for a season, before spending the final 2 seasons with the Golden State Warriors where he won two NBA championships.
West is the Hornets’ franchise leader clocking in 530 games played and 17,160 minutes played.
— David West (@D_West30) August 30, 2018
Warriors’ Andre Iguodala Says Kevin Durant Is Most Talented Scorer of All-Time
Get ready for the next great debate.
“People don’t appreciate him enough. He’s the most talented scorer of all-time” Iguodala said. “Hands down. He’s a walking 30 points. He’ll get 30 on 12 shots. That’s very, very hard to do. Very efficient. Most guys need to feel the ball in their hands a lot to get a rhythm. He doesn’t.
While it would be hard to argue that Durant doesn’t belong in the conversation for all-time greatest, it’s hard to put him over LeBron James, Wilt Chamberlain, or Michael Jordan.
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