Stephen A. Smith 'disgusted with the NBA' suspending Warriors Draymond Green overstomps

Draymond Green, a four-time NBA champion, was suspended for Game 3 of the playoff series against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.

Green was punished after stomping on Kings All-Star Domantas Sabonis in the fourth quarter on Monday night.

The NBA cited Green's "history of unsportsmanlike acts" for the ban. ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith criticized the penalty.

"I’m disgusted with the NBA this morning," Smith stated Wednesday. I'm sick of everyone treating this like a game. Not another game. Playoff game.

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"My issue is, you see what Sabonis has done," Smith remarked. "He's no innocent bystander. Context, which J.J. [Redick] will supply, is important here.

Then there's the playoffs. "Considering how great Sacramento has looked in this series and all season, for us to be sitting here and talking about this, and potentially how this will seal Golden State’s fate is a damn shame."

According to ESPN, Green's "excessive and over-the-top actions" contributed to his suspension.

"Here's what it came down to: Excessive and over-the-top actions, conduct detrimental and a repeat offender," Dumars told ESPN. "

"That's what separates this where you end up with a suspension."

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