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Kings coach Luke Walton disappointed in NBA ruling after Chimezie Metu breaks his wrist on a “dirty play” by Grizzlies’ Jonas Valanciunas.

Kings coach Luke Walton speaking on the play where Chimezie Metu fractured his wrist with Jonas Valanciunas, still thinks it was a dirty play and feels that had that been LeBron James and not Chimezie Metu, a two-way player, a different response would have taken place.

Kings coach Luke Walton & rookie Tyrese Haliburton sound off about Chimezie Metu's injury suffered in Sunday's incident w. Jonas Valanciunas & how the response would have been different if his name was LeBron. WALTON: HALIBURTON:

"I felt like what happened was definitely wrong." Tyrese Haliburton on what happened to Chimezie Metu. Said it's ridiculous for anyone to think what happened to Metu was right or thought he was taunting JV. Said Metu is a hard worker on a two-way contract trying to prove himself.

I can't stop thinking about Chimezie Metu -- on a 2-way contract, fighting for his career -- getting his wrist broken by Jonas Valanciunas on a dirty, dangerous play, and the NBA just apparently shrugging.

Source confirms Chimezie Metu suffered a fractured bone in his wrist on Sunday after the Jonas Valanciunas play. He was assessed a technical foul on the play that Luke Walton said was dangerous.

Sources confirm that Kings big-man Chimezie Metu suffered a right wrist fracture, believed to have happened during the incident with Jonas Valanciunas on Sunday night. I witnessed Metu warm up before Monday’s game vs. Brooklyn. Fracture was discovered after the game.

Kings say Chimezie Metu will be re-evaluated in four weeks with his wrist fracture.

Sources tell The Sacramento Bee Kings forward Chimezie Metu broke his wrist on a “dangerous play” by the Grizzlies’ Jonas Valanciunas.

Kings coach Luke Walton says unsportsmanlike act by Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas was a dangerous and flagrant foul on Chimezie Metu.


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