Lonzo Ball must pay fine for ejecting Angel Reese’s first WNBA game

Chicago Bulls point guard Lonzo Ball are pushing for Reese’s Angel Use his wallet! Ball offered to cough up pennies to cover Angel’s first WNBA elimination fine.

Reese was sent off the field in the fourth quarter of the match between Chicago Sky and New York Liberty on Tuesday (June 4).


Here’s what happened on the field with Angel Reese

Based on sport, Reese committed a personal foul after making a tackle on Liberty player Jonquel Jones. When she tried to dispute the call with an official, her approach earned her another double technical foul. Ultimately, the fouls piling up meant she was sidelined for the remainder of the match.

Her first technical error was for speaking “disrespectfully” to court official Charles Watson. Meanwhile, the second technical error was due to her using her hand to protest the first error with an “frustrated” attitude.

“Since these were two separate actions, the combination of the two techniques caused Angel Reese to be eliminated from the game,” said lead official Maj Forsberg, according to The Athletic.

See what happened below.

Lonzo Ball enters

NBA player Lonzo showed support for Angel Reese in the wake of her being ejected from the first game of her rookie season. On X (formerly Twitter), she shared that he was willing to pay the fine.

“Ref removed @Reese10Angel is weak, by the way… You know who you are (Hold your money Angel, I got you),” Lonzo Ball wrote.

Reese replied “[pink heart, crying emojis] Appreciate your group!

So how much will Lonzo have to pay? The Athletic reported that WNBA fines are capped at $200 for each first technical foul of the season. In Angel’s case, her total bill was $400.

Watch Angel and Lonzo’s exchange below.

Despite her team’s 88-75 loss and her temporary reserve position, Angel Reese made it happen on the court. In 24 minutes, she collected 10 rebounds and ultimately racked up 13 points.

This is not the first time the WNBA has fined Reese. Earlier this week, Ms fined 1,000 USD for not answering questions from the media after the match against Indiana Fever. Her team, the Chicago Sky, also had to pay $5,000 for their players’ absences.

Angel was a hot topic on social networks last week, along with Caitlin Clark and public perception of rifts among new recruits. Most recently, she spoke about her impact on the growing social media popularity of WNBA games and players this season.

RELATED: Let them know! Angel Reese Talks About Her Impact on the WNBA and Taking on the Role of “The Bad Guy” (WATCH)


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