Found December 18, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
The NBA has suspended Nuggets forward Jordan Hamilton one game without pay for “throwing a punch & making contact with the shoulder” of OKC’s Steven Adams. Hamilton was ejected during the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s game against the Thunder after throwing a punch at center Steven Adams. Hamilton was reacting to a hip check from Adams and was originally assessed a Flagrant 1 but it was later upgraded to a Flagrant 2 (automatic ejection) by referees after review. The post Jordan Hamilton Suspended 1 Game For Hitting Steven Adams appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

WATCH: Jordan Hamilton ejected for throwing punch at Steven Adams

Nuggets forward Jordan Hamilton was ejected during the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s game against the Thunder after throwing a punch at center Steven Adams. Hamilton was reacting to an illegal hit check from Adams and was originally assessed a Flagrant 1 but it was later upgraded to a Flagrant 2 (automatic ejection) by referees after review. The post Nuggets’ Jordan Hamilton...

Nuggets Jordan Hamilton Suspended for Throwing Punch

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Kendrick Perkins to Joakin Noah in OKC locker room: “Get your a** outta here”

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