Raptors striker OG Anunoby and great Lakers man Montrezl Harrell were both fined in connection with the incident in the first quarter of the Lakers 110-101 victory against the Raptors at Toronto’s pandemic home base in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday occupied.
The officials separate Toronto Raptors guard Gary Trent Jr. (33) and Los Angeles Lakers center Montrezl Harrell (15) after Raptors OG Anunoby (3) Dennis Schroder (17) of Lakers for a foul in the first half of an NBA Thrown the basketball game Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in Tampa. AP
New York: Toronto Raptors’ guards DeAndre ‘Bembry and Fred VanVleet and Los Angeles Lakers’ guard Talen Horton-Tucker have been banned for a game on the pitch for their role in a fight on the pitch, the NBA said on Thursday.
Raptors striker OG Anunoby and great Lakers man Montrezl Harrell were both reported in connection with the incident in the first quarter of the Lakers 110-101 victory against the Raptors on Tuesday at Toronto’s pandemic home base in Tampa, Florida.
Harrell and Anunoby were both classified as technical fouls and removed from the game as part of the scrum that began with the Lakers’ Dennis Schroder defiling Anunoby while attempting a layup .
Schroder grabbed Anunoby around the waist after the foul and Anunoby grabbed Schroder’s leg and threw him onto the pitch.
Anunoby was fined for « reckless » initiation of the event, said Kiki Va nDeWeghe, executive vice president of basketball operations, announcing the penalties.
Harrell waded into the bout and was fined $ 20,000 for « aggressively engaging in the altercation and defeating the Raptors- Guard Gary Trent Jr. had pushed, « VanDeWeghe said.
Bembry was due to sit down when the Raptors hosted the Chicago Bulls Thursday night in Tampa.
VanVleet, who missed the last two games with an injury , will serve his suspension in the next regular season game he is qualified and fit to play.
Horton-Tucker was due to serve his suspension Thursday when the Lakers played the Heat in a rematch of the 2020 NBA Final in Miami.
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