Steph Curry may face suspension for throwing mouthpiece at ref

Ruben Hill
October 22, 2017

The Warriors aren't having the best start to their season, and their two best players know it. James Ennis III added 13 points, and Tyreke Evans scored 12 as Memphis shot 47 percent compared to 39 percent for Golden State.

The Grizzlies' bench outscored the Golden State bench 41-18.

Curry finished the night with 37 points on 9-of-17 shooting.

The Warriors trailed by 19 late in the third quarter and Curry was saddled with five fouls. He was called for his fifth foul with 2:16 remaining in the third. Warriors performed with a total of 52.2 percent field goals, 45.0 percent in the 3 point range and 80.0 percent free throws against the Pelicans with 45.9 percent total field goals, 44.4 percent 3 point shots and 63.6 percent free throws. This is a Golden State team with new parts, and they're still working out the kinks in their chemistry.

Grizzlies big man Marc Gasol had the play of the game.

This is the second game this week that foul trouble has plagued the Warriors causing a disruption to the team's rotation while Curry found himself leaving the floor.

Under a minute to go, Curry drove in for a layup and there was some contact but no call.

The NBA will take a look at the situation and make a decision due to the similar nature of a previous ejection of Curry who threw his mouthpiece before being ejected during Game 6 of the 2016 NBA finals.

Following that, Durant must've wanted to follow the Warriors' leader's path and get off the court as quickly as possible, and got himself ejected, as well.

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