Knicks’ Donte DiVincenzo rips Pacers after Myles Turner scuffle: ‘They were trying to be tough guys’


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New York Knicks sharpshooter Donte DiVincenzo received right into a scuffle with Indiana Pacers star Myles Turner on Tuesday evening of their Recreation 5 win, 121-91.

Up 20 factors, DiVincenzo threw down a tip-in slam within the third quarter of the sport off of a Jalen Brunson miss. The dunk electrified the gang and left some Knicks followers in disbelief.

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Indiana Pacers’ Myles Turner, #33, is restrained by officers whereas exchanging phrases with New York Knicks’ Donte DiVincenzo, #0, through the second half of Recreation 5 in an NBA basketball second-round playoff collection on Tuesday, Might 14, 2024, in New York. (AP Photograph/Frank Franklin II)

The Pacers moved the ball again up the ground. Turner tried to set a display screen on DiVincenzo, and that was when the dust-up occurred. The 2 received nose-to-nose and needed to be separated by officers and gamers.

DiVincenzo had been speaking trash your complete sport and was requested concerning the incident with Turner after the sport.

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“They have been attempting to be robust guys. That is not their identification,” DiVincenzo stated, via SNY. “It was nothing extra to that. I don’t agree with attempting to stroll up on someone. No person’s gonna struggle within the NBA. Take the foul, hold it transferring. You are not a tricky man, simply hold it transferring.”

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DiVincenzo had eight factors, seven rebounds and 4 assists in half-hour. Brunson had 44 factors, seven assists and 4 rebounds to guide the Knicks.

Donte DiVincenzo guars TJ McConnell

Donte DiVincenzo, #0 of the New York Knicks, performs protection through the sport through the sport towards the Indiana Pacers throughout Spherical 2 Recreation 5 of the 2024 NBA Playoffs on Might 14, 2024 at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE by way of Getty Photos)

Turner completed with 16 factors and 5 rebounds. Pascal Siakam had 22 factors and eight rebounds.

New York has a 3-2 series lead with it going again to Indiana on Thursday evening.

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Myles Turner held back

Myles Turner, #33 of the Indiana Pacers, is held again by teammates after an altercation through the third quarter towards the New York Knicks in Recreation 5 of the Jap Convention Second Spherical Playoffs at Madison Sq. Backyard on Might 14, 2024 in New York Metropolis. (Sarah Stier/Getty Photos)

“We nonetheless want yet one more win so we will’t get too enthusiastic about it,” Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau stated. “We’ve to grasp what we have to do, keep centered on the duty at hand. Should you be ok with your self you get knocked down on this league. We’ve received to be able to go.”

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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