Memphis Grizzlies guard Desmond Bane was ejected from Wednesday night’s game at the Miami Heat after being issued a flagrant-2 foul in the third quarter.
Bane was driving around Kevin Love with 6:44 left in the period when he made contact with Love’s groin area trying to get around him. After a replay initiated by the Heat, Bane’s common foul was upgraded to a flagrant-2, which carries an automatic ejection.
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This is Bane’s first career ejection in three seasons. He finished with 11 points on 4-for-11 shooting against the Heat.
The Grizzlies trailed 80-66 when Bane left the court. At the time, he and Jaren Jackson Jr. were the only Grizzlies players who scored in double figures.
This article originally appeared on Memphis Commercial Appeal: Memphis Grizzlies’ Desmond Bane ejected vs. Heat for flagrant foul