Patrick Beverley suspended for hitting fan with basketball, telling off reporter in NBA Playoffs


Patrick Beverley has at all times been an irritant on the basketball court docket. In the 2024 NBA Playoffs, it was Beverley’s actions off the court docket that earned him a four-game suspension to open subsequent season.

Beverley was suspended for the primary 4 video games of the 2024-2025 NBA season for 2 incidents within the Milwaukee Bucks’ season-ending elimination to the Indiana Pacers within the first spherical of the playoffs. First, Beverley threw a ball into the gang and hit a lady within the face. After the loss, Beverley informed a reporter he wouldn’t reply her query except she subscribed to his podcast.

Here’s the press launch from the NBA:

Beverley is a free agent this summer time, which implies no matter workforce indicators him will accomplish that with the acknowledgement that he’ll miss the primary 4 video games of subsequent season.

It’s the second time Beverley has needed to serve a season-opening suspension. Beverley additionally bought hit with a suspension to start out the brand new yr after he shoved Chris Paul within the again throughout the 2022 NBA Playoffs.

Beverley apologized to each the fan and the reporter after the sport. Now he’ll have some additional time on his palms to mirror on his actions.


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