Erik Spoelstra: Nikola Jokic’s Shove on Markieff Morris Was ‘Dangerous, Dirty Play’ | Bleacher Report
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Erik Spoelstra was not happy with Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic after Monday’s game.
Jokic knocked Markieff Morris to the ground with a blindside hit during the fourth quarter of Denver’s 113-96 victory over the Miami Heat. The Heat coach called it “a very dangerous and dirty play” and said the fact Morris had his back turned to Jokic made it even more troubling.
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“That was a very dangerous and dirty play.”<a href=”https://twitter.com/MiamiHEAT?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@MiamiHEAT</a> coach Erik Spoelstra doesn’t mince words as he reflects on Nikola Jokic’s cheap shot on Markieff Morris. <a href=”https://t.co/4sk7LB3p6H”>pic.twitter.com/4sk7LB3p6H</a>
“He’s moving around in the locker room right now,” Spoelstra told reporters when discussing Morris’ status. “We’ll