SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Sacramento's Ron Artest was ejected after getting two technical fouls in the fourth quarter of the Kings' game at Utah Friday night.
Artest was called for a technical with 8:49 left for getting in Jazz forward Matt Harpring's face after Harpring tied him up with an elbow lock for the second time in less than a minute.
He came close to his second on a couple of plays that could have been called delay of game and finally got tossed after a harmless swipe at Utah forward Carlos Boozer after a free throw.
Both players were trying to get position as Kyle Korver shot a free throw. The ball went in and as Boozer started back on defense, Artest pushed at him with one hand. He didn't connect, but official Bennett Salvatore called Artest for another technical with 4:34 remaining.
Artest finished with 14 points and eight rebounds.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Updated NBA Finals Odds After a busy week with the NBA Draft taking place, which team improved their odds to win the 2018 NBA Finals?
Thumbnail Will Fox be a top-5 pick? With the 2017 NBA Drafttakes place later tonight. Where can we expect one of the top prospects, De’Aaron Fox, to land tonight?
Thumbnail Fultz to go to the 76ers? The Boston Celticshave traded out of the No. 1 pick. The Philadelphia 76ersnow hold the top pick once again. Is it a slam dunk who they will take in the NBA...
Thumbnail 2018 NBA Finals Odds After dominating the 2017 NBA Playoffs, will anyone keep the Golden State Warriors from winning the NBA Finals again...
Thumbnail Stephen Curry Game 5 Props Will Stephen Curry bounce back from a poor showing in Game 4 when the Golden State Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals tonight at 9PM...

NBA Team Pages