Caitlin Clark says ‘no grudges’ after Chennedy Carter’s flagrant foul: ‘Persons are aggressive’

Chennedy Carter’s flagrant foul in her recreation towards the Indiana Fever final week wasn’t something exterior the norm, Caitlin Clark prompt to reporters on Friday. 

Talking forward of the Fever’s win over the Washington Mystics, Clark was requested whether or not she felt the incident, which has stirred a debate over her therapy within the WNBA, warranted a public apology from Carter. 

Caitlin Clark, #22 of the Indiana Fever, dribbles towards the Chicago Sky in the course of the second quarter of the sport at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on June 1, 2024, in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Andy Lyons/Getty Photos)

“No, basketball’s aggressive. I get it,” Clark mentioned. “Generally your feelings get one of the best of you – it occurred to me a number of occasions all through the course of my profession. Persons are aggressive. It’s what it’s.” 

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“She’s having an incredible season,” Clark mentioned of Carter. “She’s performed nice basketball in my eyes, most likely in first place for Sixth Participant of the 12 months. She’s been nice off the bench for them. She had 25 [points] right here final evening and actually helped them win the sport.”

Clark, who equaled a career-high of 30 factors to assist the Fever defeat the Washington Mystics 85-83 earlier than an NBA-sized crowd, went on to say that her focus is on her workforce. 

“That is simply not the place my focus is. That is not what I take into consideration on a day-to-day foundation. I take into consideration my workforce. I take into consideration methods I can get higher.” 

Chennedy Carter reaches in

Chicago Sky guard Chennedy Carter (7) guards Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark (22) on June 1, 2024, at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Brian Spurlock/Icon Sportswire through Getty Photos)

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It is simply basketball on the finish of the day,” she continued. “There is not any grudges, there’s nothing like that. It is a sport, it is aggressive. It isn’t going to be good on a regular basis, that is not what basketball is. And I believe that folks that play that on the highest stage perceive that.”

Carter was fouled after knocking Clark to the ground earlier than an inbounds cross in a recreation final weekend. The WNBA ultimately upgraded the foul to a flagrant 1. 

Chennedy Carter sets the play

Chennedy Carter, #7 of the Chicago Sky, dribbles the ball in the course of the recreation towards the Indiana Fever on June 1, 2024, at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Ron Hoskins/NBAE through Getty Photos)

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Carter declined to reply questions about Clark after the sport, however she took goal on the rookie on social media afterwards. 

The Related Press contributed to this report. 

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