Tempers flared as Patrick Beverley was ejected late in the Phoenix Suns’ 115-105 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday afternoon.
The Suns were leading 106-96 with just under four minutes on the clock when Devin Booker was called for a foul on Austin Reaves, having hit him in the face on a block attempt.
That foul, later upgraded to a flagrant one, left Reaves on the ground with both Booker and DeAndre Ayton standing on top of him — something Beverley took exception to.
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Beverley went on to run in, pushing Ayton down to the ground as chaos ensued, with both teams coming together as the officials tried to de-escalate the situation.
“Pat needs to stop…