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Julius Randle yelled at teammate Immanuel Quickley, who was just helping him avoid a technical

By Bryan Kalbrosky,


New York Knicks forward Julius Randle is an All-Star, but his frustrations on the court are becoming an issue.

During New York’s game against the Magic on Thursday, the 2021 NBA Most Improved Player argued with referee Leon Wood. The longtime official is a former first-round pick and he is one of just three former NBA players to become an NBA referee.

While the forward argued with Wood, his teammate Immanuel Quickley tried de-escalating the situation. But unfortunately, Randle remained heated with the situation and eventually, the two had to get separated before the problem became even bigger:

Randle, who was mocked by Jimmy Butler during New York’s loss against Miami on Wednesday, was eventually called for a technical foul for arguing with Wood.

This was the third consecutive game that he was called for a technical. But the brief scuffle with Quickley, the favorite to win the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year, was especially concerning.

Hopefully, the two players were able to settle the turmoil during the halftime break — especially considering Quickley was clearly just attempting to help his teammate avoid getting into trouble with the officials.

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