Found February 07, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
PLAYERS: Luis Scola
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
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The NBA announced on Monday that Kevin Love will have to serve a two-game suspension for stomping on Luis Scola over the weekend. After the incident, Love said he did not think the league needed to look any further into the play. After sleeping on it a bit and likely discussing it with his public relations coach, Love accepted the punishment and expressed some remorse. “I think (the suspension) was warranted,” Love said Monday according to FoxSportsNorth.com. “As long as Luis and the Houston Rockets are OK with it, then I’m OK with it. But I think it was a learning experience for me. Definitely, it won’t happen again.” As you can see from the video above, the stomp was clearly intentional. The league had no choice after watching the footage. Love said that he and Scola have talked about it and managed to smooth things over. This was Love’s first ever suspension at any level of basketball, so labeling him a “dirty player” would be unfair. “If it (results in the dirty player label),...
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