Brook Lopez, Trey Lyles Get Into Intense Scrum Over Shove on Giannis

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Sports Illustrated

By Patrick Andres The Bucks center took exception to the Kings forward’s actions. The Bucks and Kings—two of the NBA’s small-market lifers—have both ranked among the league’s best teams this season. On Monday night, their matchup took on an appropriate big-game flavor that ended with a shoving match and an ejection. With 15.4 seconds left in Milwaukee’s 133–124 win over Sacramento, Kings forward Trey Lyles fouled Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. Milwaukee center Brook Lopez took exception to the foul and expressed as such to Lyles, who responded by shoving Lopez in the face. Lopez respon…

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