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“Stop shoving people in the back, man”

“Stop shoving people in the back, man”

Los Angeles lakers‘loss to the Phoenix Suns Wednesday got a little extra drama thanks to a Patrick Beverley. O Devin Bookeras Beverley would probably tell you.

The fun started midway through the fourth quarter at the Footprint Center, when Booker hit the Lakers guard Austin Reaves with a hard fault in the painting. Reaves immediately went down and Booker slowly moved past him, then Suns center Deandre Ayton approached the downed player.

Beverly apparently didn’t appreciate the Suns’ treatment of his teammate, as he then ran down the court and hit Ayton with a hard shove in the back. The end result: 1 flagrant foul for Booker and an ejection for Beverley.

Booker had some words for Beverley after the match, via TNT’s Chris Haynes:

Booker’s statement on the altercation:

“It was more than it should have been. Pat needs to stop shoving people in the back, man. Shoving them in the chest. That’s all I have to say.”

Beverley, 34, is known as one of the most antagonistic players in the NBA, and that reputation doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. He joined the Lakers via trade from the The Minnesota Timberwolves through the Utah Jazz and finished Wednesday’s game with zero points, 10 rebounds and two assists in 29 minutes.

Book, meanwhile, had 25 points, while Ayton had 14 points and 15 rebounds.

The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for the Lakers, their best stretch of the year despite losing. lebron james due to a groin injury. Of course, all of those losses came against teams with losing records: the Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons i San Antonio Spurs.

Patrick Beverley gave Deandre Ayton a shove late in Lakers-Suns. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)



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