Tristan Thompson has been a regular in NBA headlines for the past few months. As fans always love to discuss his relationships and personal life while trolling and criticizing him. Recently, his basketball career has been a complete roller coaster since his split with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tristan Thompson now plays for the Chicago Bulls after swapping boards with four other teams. He’s a secondary center for the team coming off the bench to give the other big boys a breather.
Recently, the New Orleans Pelicans hosted the Chicago Bulls at the Smoothie King Center without Zion Williamson. The game was hard fought and neck and neck, but the Pelicans’ leading scorers in the fourth quarter got the job done and added a dub to their record. The final boxing score is 126-109 in favor of the New Orleans Pelicans. Currently, the Chicago Bulls are suffering as they rank as the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a record of 43 wins and 31 losses at .581 and can also land in the play-in tournament.
In the game, Tristan Thompson dropped 4 points, 2 assists and 2 rebounds while playing for 15 minutes. He made headlines again when he was kicked out late in the fourth quarter and incurred two technical fouls for his slugfest with the refs. Now the league has decided to fine him $20,000 for his actions.
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Fans react to Tristan Thompson being fined $20,000 by the league
With 21.2 seconds left in the game, Tristan was kicked out of the game for his exchanges with on-game officials. Tristan Thompson was already frustrated by the blowout loss, so his actions towards the refs were quite expected. In light of his behavior, the league has fined him $20,000 for using profane language against a game official.
The tweet of statement trends on Twitter. In response, fans troll and criticize Tristan Thompson. Many also blame him for all of the losses the Chicago Bulls have suffered since he was added to the roster. Some of many such reactions posted by fans on social media platforms are below:
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