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October 21, 2018 | 3:38 pm EDT Update
The NBA is evaluating a video shot courtside that appears to capture Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo spitting into the face of All-Star Chris Paul on Saturday night at Staples Center, league sources told ESPN. With 4:13 remaining in the game and the Rockets ahead 109-108, a fight occurred with multiple participants. The Rockets’ video staff took the video courtside during the game, and it has been shared with the league office, sources said. The NBA is planning to render its discipline on Sunday prior to the Rockets-Los Angeles Clippers game at Staples Center, sources said.
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World Peace, a former Laker, was in attendance with a close viewing seat to the altercation at the Lakers-Rockets game. “I hope everyone doesn’t get fined,” World Peace told The Undefeated. “It was a fight. It was unfortunate. The first time they’ve ever thrown punches. They shouldn’t do it. … It happened. I’ve never seen them fight before. It was the first time. I don’t think anyone should be suspended.”
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New York Knicks rookie Kevin Knox will be sidelined for at least one week due to a left ankle sprain. An MRI on Sunday confirmed that Knox suffered a sprained ankle in the first quarter of the Knicks’ loss to the Boston Celtics on Saturday, the team said. Knox will not travel with the Knicks on their two-game road trip this week and will be re-evaluated in seven days. So the rookie will miss at least three games due to the injury.
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October 21, 2018 | 1:12 pm EDT Update