The game between the Golden State Warriors and Washington Wizards got very intense during the last seconds of the second quarter after Bradley Beal grabbed the neck of Draymond Green. The incident started when the Wizards shooting-guard, Bradley Beal, drove toward the basket and was blocked by the Warriors forward, Draymond Green, with 23 seconds remaining in the second quarter. The Wizards maintained possession but missed the shot, then Beal suddenly smacked Green in the face from behind. Green turned around and grabbed Beal and the two got tangled and wrestled each other, and eventually fell to the hardwood.

The officials, guards, their teammates and even fans rushed to help untangled the two players before reviewing what happened. Draymond Green escaped with a ripped jersey.

Draymond Green had a technical foul early in the second quarter and got ejected at the end of the quarter. Brandon Beal also got ejected from the game. Further discipline—whether it's in the form of fines or suspensions—could be on the way once the league office reviews the altercation over the weekend.

Draymond Green is disappointed

The officials decided to eject both players from the game but Green and the Warriors were disappointed. It was seen during the replay that Beal who was clearly unprovoked grabbed Green from behind.

Green told Cris Haynes of ESPN that, “I don’t know what I’m supposed to do if someone hits you twice. Man, you’re taught as a kid not to allow that. What was I supposed to do?” When asked if there was a history with Beal, Green answered to ESPN, “There’s a history with me and the NBA. That’s the only reason I can think of why I was ejected.”

Meanwhile, Bradley Beal said, "Things were said.

Things were done throughout the whole game. But I'm not going to go into detail; I’ll do that with the league tomorrow."

Warriors knocked down the Wizards

The Golden State Warriors still knocked the Washington Wizards despite Green being ejected from the game. The game ended with a final score of 120-117. The Warriors picked up their efforts and played hard to win against the Wizards.

Kevin Durant led the team by scoring 31 points with 11 rebounds, six assists, two blocks and a steal. Stephen Curry scored 20 points with five rebounds and eight assists. Klay Thompson added 18 points with two rebounds and three assists. The Warriors’ bench players outscored the Wizards reserves, 44-27. The team averaged 48.4 percent shooting from the field and 26.3 percent from the three-point line. They had 18 turnovers and 59 rebounds.

The Washington Wizards were off to a good start in the game but failed to maintain their lead at the end. Otto Porter Jr. led his team with 29 points, 10 rebounds, and two assists. John Wall gave 20 points with 14 assists and two rebounds. The team shot 44.3 percent from the field and 45.5 percent from the three-point line. They had 15 turnovers and 52 rebounds.