Los Houston Rockets they have suspended for misbehaving Kevin Porter Jr. and Christian Wood for tonight’s game against the Sixers. The franchise refers to the events that occurred at halftime of last Sunday’s game against the Nuggets, which led both players to refuse to play the second half. The punishment will also entail withdrawal of salary regarding the match, $ 94,253 in the case of Wood and 12,924 in the case of Porter Jr.
Nearby sources indicate that the young base’s departure from tone is one more chapter in his series of episodes of this type. Stranger is the case of Wood. Apparently, Stephen Silas wanted to punish him for not attending the medical test session on time. Which forced to delay training and cost the player to come off the bench against Denver. This caused Wood to behave casually.
Arrived in the locker room, Wood had a strong run-in with John Lucas, Silas’s assistant, which led to him not playing the second half. According to his coach, by technical decision. The power forward also suffered a reprimand from one of the young men on the team, who blamed him for not setting an example as a veteran. Both Porter Jr. and Wood had traveled to Philadelphia to play tonight’s game, but their coach finally decided to separate them.
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