Basketball Wiretap

Bobby Portis Suspended Eight Games For Altercation With Nikola Mirotic

Oct 18, 2017 1:07 PM

The Chicago Bulls announced today that forward Bobby Portis has been suspended for eight games for the physical altercation with Nikola Mirotić at practice on Oct. 17.

Portis will serve the suspension beginning with the team’s season opener at Toronto on Thursday, October 19.

Portis will be able to practice with the team during his suspension.

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CJ McCollum Suspended For Opening Night

Oct 14, 2017 3:09 PM

CJ McCollum has been suspended one game without pay for leaving the bench area during an altercation.

The incident occurred with 9:33 remaining in the fourth quarter of Portland’s 113-104 preseason win over the Phoenix Suns on Oct. 11 at Talking Stick Resort Arena. 

McCollum will be suspended for the first game of the 2017-18 NBA regular season for which he is eligible and physically able to play.

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