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LeBron James suspended without pay for roles in bloody NBA game after giving shocking elbow to Isaiah Stewart

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LeBron James suspended without pay for roles in bloody NBA game after giving shocking elbow to Isaiah Stewart

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has been suspended one recreation with out pay ($284.004) and Detroit Pistons centre, Isaiah Stewart, suspended two video games with out pay ($45,201) following a bloody fracas on Sunday, the league introduced in a press release. 

 

That is the primary suspension of LeBron’s NBA profession, and Sunday night time’s ejection was additionally simply the second of his profession.

 

James will miss the upcoming matchup towards the New York Knicks, which can paradoxically imply that he will likely be on the ground when the Lakers face off towards the Pistons once more at Staples Middle on Sunday, Nov. 28.  

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LeBron James suspended without pay for roles in bloody NBA game after giving shocking elbow to Isaiah Stewart

The altercation that led to James’ suspension occurred within the third quarter when Stewart and James have been combating for positioning to seize a rebound. Stewart was pushing into James, who clearly swung his arm again and punched Stewart within the eye. 

 

Stewart’s eye was bloodied from LeBron’s hit and issues escalated from there, with the Pistons large man attempting to cost again at Lakers gamers a number of instances earlier than he was stopped and brought to the locker room following his ejection. 

LeBron James suspended without pay for roles in bloody NBA game after giving shocking elbow to Isaiah Stewart

LeBron’s teammate, Russell Westbrook was additionally given a technical for attempting to escalate the state of affairs, one thing he was unaware of till reporters instructed him after the sport. 

 

Neither James nor Stewart spoke following the top of the sport, wherein L.A. received after getting back from a 17-point deficit.

 

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