NEW YORK — Detroit guard Cillian Hayes and Orlando guard Moritz Wagner were each handed multi-game suspensions for their roles in the brawl, and the NBA announced eight people Thursday for leaving the bench area during an altercation. Magic players were suspended one game at a time.
Hayes hit Wagner in the back of the head and was suspended for three games without pay. Wagner received his two-game suspension, while Pistons’ Hamidu Diallo received his one-game suspension by his NBA executive his vice his president Joe Dumars (former Pistons star player and executive). received.
The aftermath from Wednesday night’s game in Detroit was so great that Magic player suspensions were staggered to ensure there were enough players for the next game.
Cole Anthony, RJ Hampton, Gary Harris, Kevon Harris, Admiral Scofield, Franz Wagner, Mo Bamba and Wendell Carter Jr. have all received one-game suspensions.
Wagner hip-checked Hayes to the Detroit bench and began an altercation. I jumped out of the bench area worried about .
Anthony, Bamba, Carter, Hampton and Gary Harris will be suspended against Washington on Friday.Kevon Harris, Schofield and Franz Wagner will be suspended for Orlando’s next game in Oklahoma City on Jan. 4.
The 11 suspensions will result in the forfeiture of just over $500,000 in pay. Hayes would lose the most at around $121,000.