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LeBron James And Isaiah Stewart Suspended Following Altercation

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LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart have both been handed suspensions following an on-court altercation which led to their removal from Sunday’s game between Los Angeles Lakers and Detroit Pistons

The NBA announced that James will be suspended for one match, while Stewart faces two games on the sideline following the altercation, which you can read more about here.

According to NBC News, it is the first suspension in James’ 19-year-long career, forfeiting over $280,000 of his salary.

Stewart will also forfeit a portion of his salary of around $45,000.

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Stewart has been suspended two games without pay for escalating an on-court altercation by repeatedly and aggressively pursuing LeBron James in an unsportsmanlike manner,” wrote the NBA.

James has been suspended one game without pay for recklessly hitting Stewart in the face and initiating an on-court altercation.”

The pair will be eligible to play when the two teams meet again on Sunday 28 November.

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