Celtics’ Jayson Tatum gets ejected after heated exchange with official

While most of the people reading this are too young to remember who comedian Rodney Dangerfield is, star Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum also tends to feel like he can’t get any respect — at least from the referees. Ejected near the end of a blowout win vs. the Houston Rockets at TD Garden, the St. Louis native had felt he had not been getting calls for legitimate fouls on multiple drives.

When he voiced his concern vocally with one of the game’s officials, he received a technical foul for his trouble. This only agitated Tatum more, and he began to protest vigorously as he walked away from the ref, who gave him a second technical foul with its requisite ejection in the process. The Duke alum, who has a history of jawing with officials to poor effect, revealed postgame he chose that moment to make a point given the game was already in the bag for Boston.

If you missed that moment on the court or just want a second look, check out the clip embedded below of it put together by the folks at the “Chaz NBA” YouTube channel.

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Story originally appeared on Celtics Wire