UTAH JAZZ

Sexton, Beasley Given Technical Fouls After Bucket, Taunting Over Antetokounmpo

Feb 4, 2024, 7:24 PM

SALT LAKE CITYJazz guard Collin Sexton scored a bucket against Giannis Antetokounmpo and was assessed a technical foul following a skirmish with Malik Beasley during Utah’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks.

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The Jazz hosted the Bucks at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, February 4.

With 1:14 remaining in the first half, Sexton drove the baseline before making a move on Antetokounmpo and scoring a basket. Antetokounmpo fell to the ground on the play and grabbed at his face.

Sexton’s shot cut Milwaukee’s lead to 61-48.

After the bucket, Sexton looked down at Antetokounmpo and appeared to taunt the NBA star.

While backpedaling away from that side of the court, Sexton was thrown to the ground after former Jazzman Beasley drilled the current Utah guard with his shoulder.

Sexton bounced up from the play and went at Beasley. The duo had to be separated by players from each team.

Following a review, officials gave both Sexton and Beasley technical fouls. Neither player was ejected from the contest.

On the subsequent play, Sexton took the assignment of guarding Beasley. During the final five seconds of the second quarter, both players missed three-point attempts.

Utah went into the halftime break trailing by a score of 63-53.

At the break, Sexton had a team-high 15 points on 5-9 field goals. He also had one rebound and one assist in 16 minutes.

Beasley had 10 points on 4-5 shooting.

Utah’s game against Milwaukee is broadcast on KJZZ, Jazz+NBA League PassKSL Sports Zone (97.5 FM), KSLSports.com, and the KSL Sports app.

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After winning of 15 of 19 games beginning in mid-December, the Jazz have los six of their last eight games, including two straight in Salt Lake City.

Over their last eight games, the Jazz own the worst defensive rating in the NBA at 127.3 and the fifth-worst net rating at -7.8.

At 24-26, the Jazz own the 10th seed in the West and are just percentage points ahead of the 23-25 Houston Rockets in the standings.

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Kyle Ireland is a Sports Producer and Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com. Listen to Ireland on Yards After College: An NFL Podcast. Follow him on X (@kyleireland), Threads (@kyleirelandksl), and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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Sexton, Beasley Given Technical Fouls After Bucket, Taunting Over Antetokounmpo