Stephenson Calls Out Raptors For Double-Standard With End-Game Baskets (VIDEO)
Last night, the Indiana Pacers were rolling all over the Toronto Raptors, but an impromptu layup almost caused a brawl in the 4th quarter. With the game in hand, Lance Stephenson received the ball with 10 seconds left, ran down the court and laid the ball in for two.
PJ Tucker and DeMar DeRozan were not feeling it and got in his face immediately about it.
Pacers’ Lance Stephenson triggers unwritten rules beef w/ Raptors by making stat-padding lay-up at the end of a decided game (all angles) pic.twitter.com/VHVwHQ8muU
— Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) April 5, 2017
Twenty-four hours later and footage of a Philadelphia 76ers blowout at the hands of the Raptors surfaced. Stephenson immediately took to Instagram and called Toronto out on their double standard after the Raps’ Norman Powell powered in a last second dunk.
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One huge difference between the two is Powell was a rookie doing this at the final home game of the season, whereas Stephenson is an experienced veteran.