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NBA rescinds Game 2 double technicals against Green, Nene

1 year 5 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, May 02 2019 May 2, 2019 May 02, 2019 4:38 PM May 02, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

By JANIE McCAULEY
AP Sports Writer

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Warriors forward Draymond Green and Houston big man Nene had their double technical fouls rescinded by the NBA from Tuesday night's Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.

Golden State had approached the league asking for the consideration.

The NBA said on Twitter that the technicals had been dropped "upon league office review."

That's a big deal for Green if the two-time defending champions play deep into the postseason again. The Warriors lead their best-of-seven series with the Rockets 2-0 going into Game 3 on Saturday in Houston.

With one fewer technical now, Green's total for the postseason is back to three - and seven draws an automatic one-game suspension.

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