Nick Young suspended for punch
Things got testy between the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns yesterday, and now three players are paying the price.
Lakers guard Nick Young has been suspended one game without pay for throwing a punch at Suns guard Goran Dragic with 7:33 remaining in the second quarter of the Lakersí 121-114 loss to the Suns on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at US Airways Center, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.
Suns center Alex Len, who was ejected for his Flagrant Foul 2 against Young, has been fined $15,000. Suns forward Marcus Morris has been fined $25,000 for escalating the altercation.
Young will serve his suspension on Friday, Jan. 17, when the Lakers visit the Boston Celtics at TD Garden.