Pool Report on the ejection of Chris Paul during the second quarter of tonight’s Golden State Warriors at Phoenix Suns Game

The Pool Report interview was conducted by Kellan Olson (Arizona Sports) with Crew Chief Scott Foster following tonight’s Warriors at Suns game.


QUESTION: What was Chris Paul upset about that led to the initial discussion? 

FOSTER: The foul called against him at 23.5.


QUESTION: Why was Chris Paul assessed the first technical foul?

 FOSTER: For unsportsmanlike conduct.


QUESTION: How did Chris Paul escalate the situation to be given a second technical foul, leading to his ejection from the game? 

FOSTER: He continued to complain and received a second unsportsmanlike technical foul.


QUESTION: What was the reason for Kevin Durant’s technical foul late in the fourth quarter? 

FOSTER: By NBA guidelines for Respect for the Game, players cannot throw the ball against the stanchion.