Collin Sexton Rumors

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Collin Sexton
Collin Sexton
Position: G
Born: 01/04/99
Height: 6-1 / 1.85
Weight:190 lbs. / 86.2 kg.
Salary: $4,991,880
Following a lengthy replay review, the officials ruled that Doncic made “an aggressive strike to the groin area” of Cavs guard Collin Sexton, justifying the flagrant 2 ruling. The incident occurred when Doncic and Sexton were battling for rebounding position with 10:05 remaining in the first half. “After I saw the video, I knew I hit him, but it wasn’t nothing on purpose,” said Doncic, who had 15 points, five rebounds and five assists before being ejected. “I think that kind of stuff happens a lot in games, but I don’t know. That’s my explanation. It obviously wasn’t on purpose. It was just two guys fighting for a rebound, I guess.”
And whenever the heat gets personal, Sexton said it doesn’t sting. “Not at all. Everybody’s got their opinion, everybody’s going to say what they have to say,” Sexton said in a Zoom call after practice Monday. “I take bits and pieces and things. I don’t just take everything they say. They feel like I’m not doing good at something, I’m going to make sure I prove them wrong. “They say I can’t be a point guard, now this next stretch of games I’m going to go out there and show them I can do both and run the team and score the ball as well and be efficient with it. I just pretty much just take the criticism and run with it, and just have them look crazy down the stretch.”
So with more time running the point coming before the season concludes May 16, Sexton knows more cynicism might lie ahead. Sexton said he sees and hears the doubters, who express their feelings on several platforms. “I hear it. Read it. We talk about it. My teammates, we all talk about it,” Sexton said. “And at the end of the day, I’m not running from it.” Sexton, 22, said he didn’t need time to learn how to cope with the negativity. “Not at all because I’m taking criticism all my life,” he said. “So for me, it wasn’t too bad.”
Sexton insisted his relationship with Love is good despite such public moments. “It’s been good, especially like when it’s tough times or even good times, I know I can go to him anytime throughout the game. He knows if I’m like ‘OK, we need you to knock it down,’ he knows I’m just trying to uplift him,” Sexton said. “He comes to me, he’ll be like ‘Make a shot, what are you doing?’ He’ll say that and just pretty much eases me up and just pretty much relaxes me. Sometimes if you’re missing or are having a tough game, then you need someone just to ease your mind and focus your attention somewhere else.