Basketball Wiretap

Draymond Green Suspended For Game 5

Jun 12, 2016 2:08 PM

Draymond Green has been suspended for Game 5.

The NBA gave retroactively gave Green a Flagrant Foul 1 for his exchange with LeBron James in Game 4.

Green "made unnecessary contact with a retaliatory swipe of his hand to the groin of James", according to the NBA.

Green had accumulated four flagrant foul points over the course of the playoffs. Every additional flagrant foul will result in either a one-game suspension for a Flagrant Foul 1 or a two-game suspension for a Flagrant Foul 2.

James has retroactively been assessed a technical foul.

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NBA Reviewing Play Between Draymond Green, LeBron James

Jun 11, 2016 10:17 PM

The NBA is still reviewing an incident involving Draymond Green and LeBron James.

There is no timetable for a ruling ahead of Game 5 on Monday.

If Green were to be assessed a flagrant foul 1 after league review, he would receive an automatic suspension for Monday's Game 5. A flagrant foul 2 would keep Green out of Games 5 and 6. 

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Bismack Biyombo Will Serve Suspension On Opening Night Of 16-17

Jun 2, 2016 12:50 PM

Bismack Biyombo has been suspended without pay for the first game of the 16-17 regular season.

Biyombo accrued his fourth Flagrant Foul point of the 2016 NBA Playoffs during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. 

The NBA upheld the flagrant foul call and he would have been suspended for a potential Game 7 against the Cavaliers.

Biyombo will be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason.

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Bismack Biyombo Would Have Been Suspended For Game 7

May 27, 2016 9:13 PM

Bismack Biyombo would have been suspended for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals after picking up his fourth Flagrant Foul points of the playoffs.

Biyombo hit the chin of Kevin Love while scoring a basket for the Raptors. After Love went down to the floor, referees reviewed the play and ruled it a flagrant foul penalty 1, which also took away the basket scored by Biyombo.

The NBA could rescind the flagrant foul call after reviewing it further, but the Cavaliers eliminated the Raptors with the win in Game 6.

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