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NBA Controversy: ‘Trevor Booker’ Suspended For One Game By NBA

NBA Controversy: ‘Trevor Booker’ Suspended For One Game By NBA
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NBA Controversy: ‘Trevor Booker’ Suspended For One Game By NBA

Trevor Booker unleashed a swing at Roy Hibbert in a preseason game on Tuesday.

Trevor Booker unleashed a swing at Roy Hibbert in a preseason game on Tuesday. The League has pulled Booker for the foul play and suspended him for one game. Booker will now miss Utah Jazz’s season opening-campaign against the Detroit Pistons in the league.

Booker spoke about the incident with League committee on Wednesday, according to sources.

Jazz forward Booker fouled a Los Angeles Lakers’ player during their Tuesday’s match and center Roy Hibbert entered Booker’s personal space. Booker then got chest-to-chest with the Lakers’ star.

Booker was pulled up for committing two technical fouls including his entanglement with Julius Randle and was ejected from the court.

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Booker, a tough physical presence in the Jazz front court, player 20 minutes per game in 79 appearances last season. In Tuesday’s match, Booker went scoreless and grabbed three rebounds playing for 19 minutes. Jazz finally managed to defeat Lakers 117-114 in overtime. Hibbert finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds in 32 minutes.

Utah won the opener early on Sunday 91-70.

Warriors star Draymond Green found the “fight” hilarious.

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