In both Houston and New Orleans, the likes of Ty Lue, Jeff Van Gundy and his brother Stan Van Gundy have been mentioned as potential torchbearers for those clubs, while things have been relatively quiet in Oklahoma City. In the third quarter of Game 5 against the Houston Rockets, Tucker screened off Schroder. He has previously played for SG Braunschweig and Phantoms Braunschweig in Germany, before spending his first five seasons in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks Schroder is under team control through 2016-17. The Thunder score 41 in the fourth quarter to overcome a 17 point deficit and beat the Rockets 112-107. Dennis Schroder: My Family Didn't Raise me to Hurt Somebody Intentionally Erik Gee Dennis Schroder says his below the belt hit on P,.J Tucker was unintentional. “My family didn’t raise me that way to hurt somebody intentionally. Vivlamore reported on Monday that Schroder went through practice and was on target to return against Phoenix. Earlier this week, Dort made a radio appearance on TSN 690 in his hometown of Montreal, Canada. ", "P.J. "And it was kind of a bang-bang play. Schroder insisted that it was an accident as he tried to fight through the screen, and that he should not have been ejected. PJ Tucker and Dennis Schroeder were both just ejected after Schroder hit Tucker in the groin, and Tucker then headbutted him. Head coach Billy Donovan said there is no timeline for Schroder’s return as he goes through league protocol while in quarantine. Schroder insisted that it was an accident as he tried to fight through the screen, and that he should not have been ejected. But after a remarkable first season in Oklahoma City, it's not considered one of the 10 worst in the league. Tucker was unintentional, Billy Donovan's reaction to ejection of Dennis Schroder, P.J. Sign up for the OKC Thunder Wire newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning. Dennis Schroder led the Thunder with 19 points Saturday night despite being ejected midway through the third quarter. “Me and Tucker, we’ve been on each other since 2012 when we played in Germany together.”. Steve Nash was hired by the Brooklyn Nets, Doc Rivers took his talents to Philadelphia and Donovan himself was hired by the Chicago Bulls. Rockets center P.J. Game 6 between the Rockets and Thunder tips-off Monday at 8 pm on Fox Sports Oklahoma and 97.1 The Sports Animal in Tulsa. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. “Me and Tucker, we’ve been on each other since 2012 when we played in Germany together.”. Schroder struck him in the groin. https://www.espn.com/nba/player/_/id/3032979/dennis-schroder With 18 games left on the schedule prior to the league-wide suspension, Oklahoma City was sitting at 40-24, in fifth place in the Western Conference, with a chance to finish with a better record than last year’s team. Tucker set a screen on Schroder to free James Harden, and as Schroder fought through the screen, Schroder's right arm went between Tucker's legs and Schroder caught Tucker with a shot below the belt. Milwaukee Bucks Rumors: Asking price for Chris Paul should stop speculation for good, REPORT: Knicks, Thunder, Pistons interested in Kentucky star. Dennis Schroder on ejection: Low hit on P.J. The referee blew the whistle, and as Schroder got up, talking toward the referee, Tucker stood up angrily and yelled at Schroder from behind. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder said Sunday his groin shot on Houston Rockets forward P.J. Dennis Schroder Rumors & Injury Update | #17 - SportsOverdose "And it was kind of a bang-bang play, "What led us to replay was a hostile act situation. It was the second time a Rockets player was hit in the groin this series. "But, me myself, my family didn't raise me that way to hurt somebody intentionally.". A recent Harris poll shows that 38 percent of sports fans say the NBA has become too political. Rockets Game 5, Thunder take forward Jaden McDaniels in The Ringer's mock draft, Report: A trade back to L.A. would be 'dream come true' for Chris Paul, Daryl Morey's departure from Rockets invokes memories of Chris Paul trade to OKC, Thunder draft guide: 5 wings to watch in the class of 2020, Lu Dort reveals Chris Paul helped prepare him to guard James Harden, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. We'll tell you what that means for the Thunder. Draft: Atlanta Hawks, 1st round (17th pick, 17th overall), 2013 NBA Draft Since the Atlanta Hawks have already locked up the No. Tucker then bumped Schroder’s head with his own. Today we profile Raptors Assistant Adrian Griffin. Nick Crain of Forbes Nick Crain of Forbes Nick Crain of Forbes. "So, when we went there, we got the play right. Tucker $25,000 apiece for the altercation that took place in the third quarter of Game 5 on Saturday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Please check your email for a confirmation. Head coach Billy Donovan said there is no timeline for Schroder’s return as he goes through league protocol while in quarantine. What the Los Angles Clippers need is Chris Paul's leadership to help them get over the hump. I would never do that. 17 with custom merch . “My family didn’t raise me that way to hurt somebody intentionally. © 2020 SPORTSOVERDOSE.COM All rights reserved. The Rockets wanted Schroder’s hit to be investigated by the league, as well. 1 overall seed in the Eastern Conference, these final few weeks are about keeping everybody healthy for the postseason. #ATLHawks. After the game Oklahoma City Head coach Billy Donovan said. "It shouldn't be a flagrant two.". Oklahoma City lost 114-80 and fell behind 3-2 in the first-round series of the playoffs. 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Tucker got up and yelled at Schroder, who was facing in the other direction. “It’s not on purpose. Dennis Schroder says his below the belt hit on P,.J Tucker was unintentional. Dennis Schroder will not be suspended for his below-the-belt hit on P.J. Born: September 15, 1993 in Braunschweig, Germany de. D’Antoni also wanted it to be reviewed after the game, according to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. Tucker bumped his head against Schroder’s head. ESPN's Brian Windhorst gave us three guys the Oklahoma City Thunder could consider as possible candidates to replace Billy Donovan. It was called an offensive foul. If the media was voting today for the Sixth Man of the 2019-20 season there’s a good chance OKC Thunder guard […] OKC Thunder: Shortened season hurt Dennis Schroder 6th man campaign - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More, OKC Thunder: Shortened season hurt Dennis Schroder 6th man campaign, OKC Thunder: Theo Maledon media interview highlights, OKC Thunder: The humble Deni Avdija is committed to working hard, Check Out Cam Newton’s Gameday Outfit As Quarterback Returns Vs. Broncos, Julio Jones moves to #2 on Falcons touchdown reception list. Chris Paul tells ESPN's Max Kellerman that he has no plans to opt-out of the last year of his contract in which he will make $44,000,000. Earlier this week, Dort made a radio appearance on TSN 690 in his hometown of Montreal, Canada. Oklahoma City lost 114-80 and fell behind 3-2 in the first-round series of the playoffs. He has covered the Oklahoma City Thunder for the past six seasons. It's been several weeks since Billy Donovan and the Thunder agreed to part ways, and since then, there's been plenty of movement in the NBA with respect to head coaches. Tucker ejected from Thunder vs. Houston wants the NBA to investigate Dennis Schroder's shot to PJ Tucker's groin. Schroder had 19 points in 21 minutes and had even outscored Houston's bench by himself before he left the game. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. According to Andre Aldridge of SportSouth, the 21-year-old hurt his left toe. https://okcthunderwire.usatoday.com/2020/08/30/dennis-schroder-on-ejection-low-hit-on-p-j-tucker-was-unintentional/, Billy Donovan's reaction to ejection of Dennis Schroder, P.J. It will be important for Atlanta that his toe injury isn't serious and that he makes a quick return ahead of the playoffs. “We’re competitors, we try to go there and compete as hard as we can,” Schroder said. — Follow @Dubs408 (@NotDubs408) August 30, 2020. ", "What led us to replay was a hostile act situation." We'll tell you just how much this Summer will impact the association going forward. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder said that it was an accident when he struck wing P.J. Vivlamore provided an update after the game: Schroder will not travel with Hawks to Detroit. That guy was always presumed to be Dennis Schroder. He is also the co-host of the Pat Jones show on 97.1 The Sports Animal in Tulsa. Report: NBA fines Dennis Schroder, P.J. Has Devon Hall done enough to earn a contract with the OKC Thunder? See our picks, and then tell us the one you'd build your team around ⬇️, B/R x HoH. Celebrate title No. ", The beef between Schroder and Tucker goes back to their days in the BBL. As they say, hindsight is 20-20. Expects soreness for awhile.". Only Dennis Schroder, who returned to the bubble Monday night after leaving for the birth of his child, remains out. (via @NotDubs408)pic.twitter.com/qN6BNUV45C. It’s just unfortunate that I went between his legs.”. https://okcthunderwire.usatoday.com/2020/08/30/report-nba-fines-dennis-schroder-p-j-tucker-25k-no-suspensions/, Dennis Schroder on ejection: Low hit on P.J. He mentioned the fact that Chris Paul helped him prepare for the tough task of guarding James Harden and also let it be known that he is a... Bleacher Report put together its 2020-21 season ranking of the NBA's most overpaid players list, and an Oklahoma City Thunder player was on it. For the 2019-20 campaign, several OKC Thunder players were in the running for these accolades with Dennis Schroder coming in second to LA Clippers Montrezl […] OKC Thunder: Chris Paul headlines five Community Assist Award recipients - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More, OKC Thunder sixth man Dennis Schroder was integral to the team’s success and if the media were voting today he’d have a better shot at claiming the award. We'll tell you why it's not going to happen. Tucker $25K; no suspensions, Chris Paul speaks on deaths of Chadwick Boseman, Cliff Robinson, Thunder Game 5 shooting woes fall on Rockets stifling Gallinari, Billy Donovan's reaction to ejection of Dennis Schroder, P.J. NBA Reddit noticed this picture pops up when you search Russ' name. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder said that it was an accident when he struck wing P.J. On the play, Tucker set a screen. Thunder guard Dennis Schroder and Rockets forward P.J. obviously after the play was over kinda head-butted Dennis, so they certainly had to eject him.".. “My family didn’t raise me that way to hurt somebody intentionally. The foul occurred midway through the third quarter when Tucker set a screen on Schroder. Join the conversation by clicking the comment box below.