Marc Pingris, Kelly Nabong, and Joe Devance suspended by PBA for engaging in brawl

When you rumble, you get in trouble. (citing information from newsman TJ Manotoc) reports that "Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner Chito Salud ordered the suspension of several San Mig Coffee and GlobalPort players involved in a brawl last Wednesday night (September 4)."


The report note that after meeting with the players involved, Salud announced the following sanctions:


1. GlobalPort player Marvin Hayes is fined P20,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct, equivalent to a flagrant foul penalty.


2. GlobalPort player Kelly Nabong is suspended for 2 games and fined P60,000 for attacking import Marqus Blakely and exchanging blows with Marc Pingris.


3. San Mig Coffee player Marc Pingris is suspended for 2 games and fined P60,000 for fighting and engaging Nabong in an exchange of blows.


4. San Mig Coffee player Joe Devance is suspended for 1 game and fined P30,000 for triggering the commotion that led to the fight between Nabong and Pingris.


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