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Report: NBA Suspending Two Rockets Players After Altercation In Clippers Locker Room


After the events on Monday night in the game between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers, you knew this was coming.

In Chris Paul's first appearance against his former team since leaving Los Angeles for Houston, things got very chippy between the two sides, as the likes of Chris Paul, Trevor Ariza, Austin Rivers, Blake Griffin and even Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni all got in amongst it in the final minutes of the game.

Things stayed verbal on the court, but as soon as that final buzzer sounded, things almost became physical in the locker room, with several Rockets players -- including Harden and Paul -- trying to storm the Clippers locker room via a secret entrance only known by Chris Paul to speak to Austin Rivers, who was caught talking on the sidelines to Trevor Ariza.

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Because of their involvement in the incident, which led to police being called to the locker rooms to split the teams up, several players will be facing suspensions for their behavior.

Only Ariza and Gerald Green will be sitting out two games for Houston, as it was later reported that CP3 and Harden were actually trying to play peacemaker during the ordeal so things didn't escalate.

We're fairly certain Trevor and Gerald won't be regretting their suspensions that much, as they may have single-handedly created one of the hottest rivalries in the NBA after their actions on Monday night.