Rockets owner’s in-game words with official prompts NBA investigation

The NBA is looking into an incident involving Rockets owner Leslie Alexander and an official during Tuesday’s Game 5 against the Thunder.

Apparently upset over a no-call, Alexander left his courtside seat at Toyota Center to complain to referee Bill Kennedy during live action in the final seconds of the first quarter. Kennedy was watching the court when Alexander approached from behind to give the official an earful for several seconds before walking away.

An investigation has been opened into Alexander’s conduct, the league announced after the game.

Alexander, 73, was approached by reporters at halftime and said he can’t talk Cheap Cycling Jerseys about the confrontation.

I was upset, really upset, he said, via ESPN.com.

The Rockets closed out the playoff series in five games with a 105-99 win.

Each year, the NBA Draft Combine invites five players from the Portsmouth Invitational — a seniors-only event in the postseason that acts as something of a pre-combine. The most interesting of these five players to make the combine is White, who could get himself into the first round by the end Cheap Discount Jerseys of the process if he has a good set of combine-plus-workouts.

Regardless, it’s cool that the NBA rewards dudes for going out and putting themselves out there in a process that often rewards the opposite.

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