After being involved in a confrontation with New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Tyreke Evans, Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins has been suspended for one game.
Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins was involved in a confrontation with New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Tyreke Evans.
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This stemmed from a foul committed by Perkins before the big man got in Evans’ face and nearly head butted him.
This suspension will hurt the Thunder’s defense, which Perkins has continued to be a force at despite being an afterthought in the offense with just four points per game.
Perkins has been known as a dirty player throughout his career, and this incident only fuels his reputation.
Bleacher Report announced Perkins’ suspension on Twitter.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 7, 2015