Raptors suspend Serge Ibaka for altercation with staffer

1 photo
Save Story
Leer en español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

TORONTO (AP) — Raptors forward Serge Ibaka has been suspended for Toronto's game Friday night against Atlanta because of an altercation with a team staff member.

Coach Dwane Casey would not divulge details of the incident, which happened after Wednesday's loss at Oklahoma City, but said Ibaka and the staffer have apologized to one another. Casey said the situation was "resolved."

"It went over the limit and we've handled it," Casey said.

Ibaka is averaging 13.8 points and 6.0 rebounds this season, his second with the Raptors. Acquired from Orlando last season, Ibaka signed a three-year, $65 million deal to remain with the Raptors. He scored seven points Wednesday in a 124-107 loss to the Thunder, Toronto's second straight defeat.

C.J. Miles replaced Ibaka in the starting lineup against the Hawks, his second start of the season. Toronto also recalled forward Bruno Caboclo from its G-League team for Friday's game.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

NBANational Sports
The Associated Press


    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get KSL.com’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast