NBA Insider Claims Warriors Faked Kevon Looney's recreation 2 sickness

Kevon Looney was a late scratch as a starter for recreation 2 v Lakers as he bought here down with an sickness simply earlier than tip-off, however Brian Windhorst isn’t buying for that.

Looney’s recreation-day sickness meant that coach Steve Kerr performed JaMychal inexperienced as a substitute.

inexperienced had solely performed restricted minutes for the troopers inside the common season however made in all probability the most of his postseason alternative by scoring 15 factors on 6-9 capturing and three-6 from three.

His function additionally meant that Draymond inexperienced was locking up Anthony Davis on protection and a end result, advert missed his pictures and solely managed eleven factors all recreation.

ESPN’s Brian Windhorst thinks that Looney wasn’t sick and has urged that Kerr made the late change to throw the Lakers off.

“[The Lakers] noticed the adjustments that the troopers made,” Windhorst said. “They went smaller, Steve Kerr placing JaMychal inexperienced inside the starting lineup, arising with an proof to purpose to throw all people off that Kevon Looney wasn’t taking half in, wasn’t feeling properly, which I discover doubtful… maybe it’s true, I don’t know.

“Then, they go residence for video games three and 4 making an try to take administration of this sequence.”

After the sport, which the troopers gained convincingly by 27 factors, Kerr said Looney “bought here down pretty sick” simply hours earlier than recreation 2 was scheduled to start.

the huge man performed 12 minutes of the opponents and recorded six factors and eight rebounds.

He has proved very priceless this postseason as he is averaging a league-best 15.1 rebounds and virtually 4 assists inside the 9 video games thus far.

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