JERUSALEM — Israel’s prime basketball staff has minimize its star participant, Glen Rice Jr., after he punched a teammate within the face.
Hapoel Holon mentioned it launched Rice after the staff’s Monday evening loss due to a “severe disciplinary infraction.” It mentioned Rice punched teammate Man Pnini within the face within the locker room. Pnini was hospitalized with a suspected facial fracture.
The 27-year-old Rice is the Israeli league’s prime scorer, averaging greater than 24 factors a sport, and has led Holon to the highest of the standings.
He additionally received a state cup because of a last-second shot in opposition to powerhouse Maccabi Tel Aviv. Rice, who briefly performed within the NBA, was beforehand arrested in the USA on battery and theft prices. His father is three-time NBA All-Star Glen Rice.