According to ESPN, Hayes, who swung his arm at Wagner, was suspended for three games without pay. Wagner received a two-match ban, while eight other Orlando Magic athletes (Cole Anthony, RJ Hampton, Gary Harris, Kevon Harris, Schofield, Franz Wagner, Mo Bamba and Wendell Carter Jr) were all given a one-match ban for participating in the incident. aforementioned brawl.
A series of basketball players were suspended for shocking brawls at an NBA game
In the match on December 28, Wagner pushed Hayes off the field, leading to a fight. Hayes got up and hit Wagner on the back. Immediately after, the Orlando Magic athletes rushed out of the bench area to fight to protect their teammates.
The aftermath of the Detroit brawl was so great that the suspension of the Orlando Magic athletes had to be arranged so that the team could have enough players to play for the next game. Accordingly, Anthony, Bamba, Carter, Hampton and Gary Harris will serve a suspension on December 30 in the match against Washington. Kevon Harris, Schofield and Franz Wagner will all be suspended for the Orlando Magic’s next game on January 4, 2023 in Oklahoma City.
Those banned from playing will have their salaries cut totaling more than half a million dollars, of which Hayes loses the most, about 121,000 dollars.