Jazz’s Kris Dunn and Rockets’ Jabari Smith Jr. suspended

NEW YORK – Utah Jazz guard Kris Dunn has been suspended two games without pay for initiating an altercation and throwing a punch at Houston Rockets forward Jabari Smith Jr., who has been suspended one game for fighting with Dunn, it was announced today by Joe Dumars, Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations.

The incident, which for which both Dunn and Smith Jr. were assessed technical fouls and ejected, occurred with 11:55 remaining in the second quarter of the Rockets’ 147-119 win over the Jazz at the Toyota Center on Saturday, March 23.

Dunn will begin to serve his suspension on Monday, March 25 when the Jazz host the Dallas Mavericks.  Smith Jr. will serve his suspension that night when the Rockets host the Portland Trail Blazers.

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