|(Portland's Meyers Leonard and the Sixers' Daniel Orton.)|
The 76ers’ Daniel
Orton has been suspended one game without pay for his involvement in a scrum in
Saturday’s 139-105 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Orton will sit
out Monday’s game at Brooklyn.
The incident occurred
with 7 minutes, 19 seconds left in the fourth quarter, when the Trail Blazers’
Meyers Leonard body-slammed Orton to the ground. Orton retaliated while both
were in a heap, throwing an elbow that hit Leonard in the mouth. Both received
Flagrant 2 fouls and were ejected from the game.
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