HoopsHype Festus Ezeli Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: March 01, 2015 | 06:36 PM

Tim Kawakami

Warriors down 15 in the second quarter. You can only do so much when Festus Ezeli is out.

Rusty Simmons

GSW at BOS starters: GSW -- Curry, Thompson, Barnes, Green, Bogut; BOS -- Smart, Bradley, Turner, Bass, Zeller. Out: Ezeli (suspended).

Diamond Leung

Andrew Bogut will play after previously having been scheduled for the night off. That's the result of Festus Ezeli's suspension.

Monte Poole

With Ezeli suspended, assumption in Boston is Bogut will start (instead of intended rest) at center for #Warriors. Kerr to announce soon.

Diamond Leung

Festus Ezeli writes his actions were "out of character" and "unacceptable."

Diamond Leung

Festus Ezeli has apologized for the altercation, writing that "violence is never the answer." instagram.com/p/zsf5O6r7vo/

Kurt Helin

Warriors’ Festus Ezeli suspended one game for grabbing Tyler Hansbrough’s throat dlvr.it/8n1kQk

Eric Smith

Ezeli suspended 1 gm for his dust up w/ hansbrough last night. No suspension (nor should there be) for hansbrough. @raptors #rtz #warriors

Diamond Leung

Festus Ezeli must be relieved it was not the six-game suspension the Warriors pranked him with news of, including a fake Bob Myers quote.

Diamond Leung

Warriors center Festus Ezeli suspended for one game bayareane.ws/1wzFy74

Sean Cunningham

The NBA has suspended Golden State's Festus Ezeli for one game after altercation with Tyler Hansbrough last night in Toronto

Diamond Leung

The NBA ruled Festus Ezeli initiated the altercation with Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat.

Jeff Zillgitt

Warriors C Festus Ezeli will serve his one-game suspension Sunday vs. Celtics. Here's video of the play: nba.com/video/channels…

Mike Mazzeo

Festus Ezeli got a one-game suspension for his altercation (throat grab) with Tyler Hansbrough last night #Raptors

Josh Lewenberg

NBA has suspended Ezeli 1 game for "initiating altercation with Hansbrough by grabbing his throat. No additional punishment for Hansbrough

Marc J. Spears

NBA says Warriors' Festus Ezeli is suspended 1 game w/o pay for initiating altercation with Raptors' Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat

Chris Mannix

GSW's Festus Ezeli has been suspended one game by the NBA for initiating an altercation with TOR's Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat.

Jeff Zillgitt

NBA suspends Warriors C Festus Ezeli one game w/out pay for initiating an altercation w/Raptors big Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat.

Diamond Leung

Festus Ezeli suspended for one game without pay while Tyler Hansbrough was not suspended, according to the NBA.

Brett Pollakoff

Warriors’ Festus Ezeli suspended one game for “initiating an altercation” with Raptors’ Tyler Hansbrough, league announces.

Rusty Simmons

Warriors center Festus Ezeli has been suspended one game for his altercation with Tyler Hansbrough.

Roberto Martin

Mirá como Festus Ezeli y Tyler Hansbrough se agarraron a trompadas; VIDEO: basquetplus.com/video/mir%C3%A…. #NBA http://t.co/XHOn4hQx46

Fabian Garcia

Mirá como Festus Ezeli y Tyler Hansbrough se agarraron a trompadas; VIDEO: basquetplus.com/video/mir%C3%A…. #NBA http://t.co/wIIuVaSM4C

Rusty Simmons

The Warriors pranked Festus Ezeli, showing him a fake press release claiming a six-game punishment and including a quote from GM Bob Myers.

Rusty Simmons

Steve Kerr said he'd like to rest Andrew Bogut on Sunday at Boston, but the team is waiting to hear if Festus Ezeli will be suspended.

Emiliano Carchia

VIDEO: Festus Ezeli, Tyler Hansbrough ejected after scrapping sportando.com/en/usa/nba/153… http://t.co/i1ka5uhSpm

Iñako Diaz-Guerra

Ezeli y Hansbrough practican boxeo en medio de la cancha. Vía @AS_TV dozz.es/rbdeg http://t.co/Vplfqm2clc

Rusty Simmons

Festus Ezeli on Tyler Hansbrough tussle: "He kind of got in my face, and that’s not something I should bother myself with."

Diamond Leung

Festus Ezeli on Tyler Hansbrough getting in his face: "It's not something I should bother myself with, somebody like that."

Ben Golliver

Video: Raptors' Tyler Hansbrough, Warriors' Festus Ezeli ejected after fight bit.ly/1GzL3sn http://t.co/DxeIZBoGZh

Eric Koreen

Lots of people saying Ezeli initiated the altercation. Saw replay, but not what happened under bucket, so.

Payal Doshi

At least Ezeli made the wise decision of not walking through the Raptors bench to get to the locker room.

Matt Steinmetz

We went from Hansbrough being a "knucklehead" to "Festus initiated it."

Monte Poole

Ezeli and Hansbrough gotta go. Can't square off like that, even if no one really got punched. Meanwhile, #Warriors blowing out #Raptors

Monte Poole

Yeah, Festus gotta go, too. Just when he was gonna rack up some minutes. Can't do that. #Warriors

Eric Koreen

Both Ezeli and Hansbrough have been tossed. Best I can see, Festus pointed, Hansbrough charged, Ezeli defended self, hit him in face.

Rusty Simmons

Ezeli and Hansbrough ejected.

Ryan Wolstat

Tyler Hansbrough woke up the crowd by trying to start a hockey fight with Festus Ezeli. Wasn’t much to it.

Josh Lewenberg

"Let's go Raptors" chant breaks out after Hansbrough gets tossed for throwing down with Festus Ezeli

Tim Kawakami

Ezeli is going to get tossed, too, I would think.

Rusty Simmons

Festus Ezeli and Tyler Hansbrough get into it. The Toronto fans cheer for the first time since pregame introductions.

Eric Koreen

Hansbrough and Festuz Ezeli go at it. Hansbrough tossed.

Ryan Wolstat

Not so Festus season.

Tim Kawakami

Ezeli subs in ahead of Speights/Lee, Holiday ahead of Barbosa...

Rusty Simmons

Festus Ezeli is about to get some run.

Diamond Leung

NBA players in attendance include Aaron Gordon and Festus Ezeli instagram.com/p/zCRD3AS7tI/ instagram.com/p/zCN8S2r7vL/

Ben Rohrbach

For @YahooBDL: Festus Ezeli is worst of all Warriors when it comes to 'credit-card roulette.' yhoo.it/1AZmbev

Diamond Leung

Festus Ezeli active. Steve Kerr said of playing him, "I have no idea." Hard to play more than 10 guys nightly. James Michael McAdoo inactive

Diamond Leung

Festus Ezeli active, James Michael McAdoo inactive