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Teresa Weatherspoon Just Set The Record Straight About Angel Reese Being EJECTED

Angel Reese Ejected: Coach Teresa Weatherspoon Clarifies Incident

In a recent game between the Chicago Sky and the New York Liberty, star player Angel Reese was ejected after receiving two quick technical fouls late in the fourth quarter. The incident has sparked much debate and confusion, with Chicago Sky head coach Teresa Weatherspoon and Reese’s teammates weighing in on the situation.

The Incident on the Court

Liberty legend, Sky coach Teresa Weatherspoon talks NYC return, defeating former teamAngel Reese was handed her first technical foul for “disrespectfully addressing” referee Charles Watson. Shortly afterward, she was given a second technical for waving her hand dismissively at Watson, leading to her automatic ejection from the game​ ​.

Coach Weatherspoon’s Reaction

Chicago Sky Coach Not Happy With Angel Reese, Team USA Question - The SpunCoach Teresa Weatherspoon expressed confusion and frustration over the ejection, stating that she did not receive a clear explanation from the officials. “I tried to get an explanation. I did not. I don’t know to this moment what has happened,” Weatherspoon said​.

Teammate’s Perspective

Column: Wilson, Aces showed Reese, Sky aren't there yet, but greatness isn't achieved overnight - Yahoo SportsReese’s teammate Marina Mabrey emphasized the importance of maintaining composure, especially for younger players in the WNBA. “The Liberty are one of the league’s more physical and smarter teams. They know how to defend and get under the opponent’s skin—all while remaining entirely professional about it. You can’t melt down against them, and at the end of the day, we melted down,” Mabrey commented​​.

Community Reaction

Angel Reese's 'weak' ejection from Sky-Liberty game draws attention, offer from Bulls' Lonzo BallThe incident has garnered attention from the basketball community, including Chicago Bulls player Lonzo Ball, who criticized the referee’s decision on social media and offered to cover Reese’s fine​ ​​.

This incident not only highlights the challenges faced by young athletes in maintaining composure under pressure but also raises questions about officiating in the WNBA.

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