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We have even more evidence that the league-wide relationship between NBA players and officials is becoming increasingly untenable. There were a total of 21 technicals given out during Monday’s slate of games, and five players were ejected. There were many confounding moments, but perhaps none more so than the technical D’Angelo Russell received while wearing street clothes on the bench:

That big All-Star break sit-down between the refs and players can’t come soon enough.