LeBron James’ opening evening at Staples Center was not a clean occasion. During the ultimate 4 minutes of the fourth quarter, a combat broke out. Prior to the combat, a small altercation came about between Los Angeles Laker Brandon Ingram and Houston Rocket James Harden. Ingram shoved Harden within the again after a foul name, prompting a quick nose to nose with a referee standing in between each males. After Ingram walks away, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul get right into a brawl.
Paul’s accusations, and video proof, level to Rondo beginning the combat by spitting at CP3. After being spit on, Paul locations his finger in Rondo’s face, inflicting the Laker to swing and catch his opponent within the facet of the top. After being caught with a flurry of punches, Paul will get in a shot of his personal as he catches Rondo with an uppercut. As the teammates round them try and cease the combat, Ingram doubles again and throws a punch into the combat, catching Paul off-guard. LeBron James hops in at that time and grabs Paul, shifting him out of the realm of battle.
According to NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Rondo, Ingram, and Paul have all been suspended. Brandon Ingram was hit with the longest suspension with four video games, Rajon Rondo will sit for three video games, and Chris Paul will solely miss 2 video games.