Nuggets middle Nikola Jokić was ejected from Denver’s win over the Heat on Monday evening after he shoved Miami ahead Markieff Morris within the fourth quarter.
Jokić was bumped by Morris with over two minutes left in regulation as Denver held a 111-94 lead. However fairly than ignore the contact, Jokić shortly retaliated, giving Morris a tough shove to the ground. A stretcher was initially taken out, however Morris did stroll off with the assistance of Miami medical employees.
Each Jokić and Morris have been ejected from Monday’s contest. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra addressed the incident postgame, calling Jokić’s shove a “harmful, soiled play.”
Jokić has not been suspended nor fined as of Monday night. The Nuggets superior to six–4 in 2021-22 wit
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