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Patrick Beverley was ejected from the Minnesota Timberwolves regular-season finale, but did not exit before calling a referee “you’re trash.”
The Minnesota Timberwolves finished out the regular season on Sunday night, where they took on the Chicago Bulls. With the NBA Play-In Tournament on the horizon. For those who thought nothing exciting would happen were mistaken.
Late in the second quarter, Patrick Beverley made a layup and celebrated in front of the on-court official. He was then hit with his second technical foul of the night, which officially ejected him from the game. Before Beverley left for the locker room, he told the referee repeatedly “you’re trash.”
Patrick Beverly ejected in Timberwolves’ season finale, tells ref ‘you’re trash’
That is, officially, how Beverley’s regular season ended. On the night, Beverley recorded five points and four assists in 15 minutes of playing time.
Minnesota’s game against Chicago had zero playoff implications, as they had a hefty lead while holding the No. 7 spot in the NBA’s Western Conference Play-In Tournament.
The Timberwolves take on the No. 8 Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, Apr. 12. If they win, they officially clinch the No. 7 seed in the playoffs and face the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round. However, if they lose, they will have to play the winner of the No. 9 New Orleans Pelicans and No. 10 San Antonio Spurs game for the No. 8 seed.