Transcript: NBA Referee Bill Kennedy Comments to Pool Reporter after Bucks – Warriors game

Transcript: NBA Referee Bill Kennedy Comments to Pool Reporter after Bucks – Warriors game

March 29, 2018

Pool Reporter Transcript

Crew Chief Bill Kennedy

Postgame – Milwaukee at Golden State – March 28, 2018

NBA Crew Chief Bill Kennedy met with pool reporter Connor Letourneau the San Francisco Chronicle after the game between the Bucks and Warriors in Oakland tonight. Here is a transcript of that interview.

Q: WHAT EXACTLY PROMPTED THE QUICK REACTION TO GIVE DURANT TWO TECHNICALS:

A: Okay, Mr. Durant was ejected due to the fact that two technical fouls. The first technical foul was issued for vulgarity. After the first technical foul was issued the official tried to walk away, started to walk away and the vulgarity escalated and then he was assessed a second technical for the escalation of the vulgarity, resulting in an ejection.”