David Lee, Roy Hibbert suspended after fight
by Sam Amick, USA TODAY Sports
Golden State’s David Lee has been suspended for Wednesday’s game against the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers Roy Hibbert has been suspended for Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers for their part in a fight Tuesday.
In addiition, he Warriors’ Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson and the Pacers’ Lance Stephenson have each been fined $35,000 for escalating the altercation.
The incident occurred with 6:10 remaining in the fourth quarter of Indiana’s 108-97 win over Golden State at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Feb. 26.
Lee’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, told USA TODAY Sports he will appeal the suspension.
“I don’t think what David did warranted a suspension, but that’s something we’ll talk about privately with the league,” Bartelstein said.… [For more on David Lee, Roy Hibbert suspended after fight, click here.]