(New York City, NY) October 21, 2018 - (Reports from NBA) Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram has been suspended four games without pay, and #Houston Rockets Guard Chris Paul has been #suspended two games without pay, for their roles in an on-court altercation with 4:13 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Rockets' 124-115 win over the #Lakers on Oct. 20 at Staples Center. The Suspensions were announced today by KiKi #VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
WATCH: See Full Altercation via video below (video credit - Bleacher Report)
Ingram has been suspended for aggressively returning to an escalating the #altercation and throwing a punch in the direction of Paul, confronting a game official in a hostile manner and instigating the overall incident by shoving #Rockets guard James Harden.
Rondo has been suspended for instigating a physical altercation with, and spitting and throwing multiple punches at, Paul. Paul has been suspended for poking at and making contact with the face of Rondo, and throwing multiple punches at him.
Paul will begin serving his suspension tonight when the Rockets face the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center. Ingram and #Rondo will be serving their suspension on Monday, October 22, when the Lakers host the San Antonio #Spurs.
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