"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."