LeBron James and Isaiah Lewis suspended indefinitely after Barcelona altercation

NBA Players Association executive director Michele Roberts gave the players and their teams until Thursday to come to a resolution, and Lewis and James were suspended indefinitely. LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart were both…

LeBron James and Isaiah Lewis suspended indefinitely after Barcelona altercation

NBA Players Association executive director Michele Roberts gave the players and their teams until Thursday to come to a resolution, and Lewis and James were suspended indefinitely.

LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart were both suspended indefinitely by the NBA following an on-court altercation at LeBron’s All-Star game fantasy camp on Saturday.

Tensions ran high and Lewis and James were involved in a scuffle in a game between NBA 2K18 and NBA 2K18 teams.

NFO Sports, which put on the event, said the meeting, held at the world’s first “connected sports facility” at Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain, was a “natural conclusion to intense months of work” on a “truly collaborative” project.

Both James and Lewis issued apologies through the NBA Players Association.

After the game, Lewis spoke of “a painful moment” that was “intended as a playful moment” between he and James.

“My intention was to congratulate LeBron on his MVP award and since that has not happened, I will not make it up to him,” Lewis said.

“It’s unfortunate that it has come to this, but I am profoundly sorry that it did. I never meant to disrespect anyone or misrepresent myself to the public, and I want to personally apologise to LeBron, NBPA and all of the fans. I deeply regret the actions that I displayed and I wish LeBron nothing but the best moving forward.”

“As with any incident, I never liked seeing our teammates’ emotional exuberance taken to the extreme,” James said in a statement released through the NBA Players Association.

“This time, though, it crossed a line. One that I don’t think anyone should have to experience. While I don’t condone what Isaiah did, I do support him in the fact that this was an emotional moment on an extremely competitive basketball court.

“But tonight, it took on a meaning deeper than he originally intended. I also support the NBAPA’s decision to suspend him indefinitely. I can’t say enough how badly I want to see this ended.”

The players were among more than 1,000 participants at the camp, which also featured Shaquille O’Neal, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Stephen Curry, Kyrie Irving, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Paul George, Kyle Lowry, Karl-Anthony Towns, Blake Griffin, Blake Griffin, Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving, Paul George, DeMar DeRozan, DeMar DeRozan, Derrick Rose, Chris Paul, Danny Green, Kristaps Porzingis, DeMar DeRozan, DeMar DeRozan, Al Horford, Brook Lopez, Dwyane Wade, Derrick Rose, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, Damian Lillard, Kenneth Faried, Chris Paul, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kyle Lowry, Rudy Gobert, Markelle Fultz, Damian Lillard, Nikola Vucevic, Blake Griffin, Nikola Vucevic, John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, J.J. Redick, DeAndre Jordan, Jimmy Butler, Damian Lillard, Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Dwyane Wade, Kawhi Leonard, Lance Stephenson, Carmelo Anthony, Klay Thompson, Karl-Anthony Towns, Josh Richardson, Chris Paul, Austin Rivers, Kyle Lowry, Damian Lillard, Kristaps Porzingis, DeMar DeRozan, Danny Green, Al Horford, Paul George, Greg Monroe, Lance Stephenson, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, George Hill, Damian Lillard, Tony Parker, Blake Griffin, Al Horford, J.J. Redick, Dwyane Wade, John Wall, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Josh Richardson, Victor Oladipo, Jeff Teague, Brandon Jennings, Jeff Teague, Derrick Rose, Jeff Teague, Kyle Lowry, Klay Thompson, Jarrett Jack, John Wall, Kenneth Faried, Nikola Vucevic, Leonard Lopez, Kemba Walker, Blake Griffin, Joel Embiid, Victor Oladipo, Jeff Teague, Justin Holiday, Kyle Lowry, Kemba Walker, Matthew Dellavedova, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Victor Oladipo, Mike Conley, Danilo Gallinari, Robin Lopez, DeMar DeRozan, Nikola Vucevic, Kyle Lowry, Terry Rozier, Lance Stephenson, LeBron James, Karl-Anthony Towns, Rudy Gobert, Carmelo Anthony, J.J. Redick, Blake Griffin, Randle, Nikola Vucevic, Kristaps Porzingis, John Wall, Dennis Schroder, DeMar DeRozan, Jeff Teague, Kent Bazemore, Kyrie Irving, and Al Horford.

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