Patrick Beverley has a suspension coming.
With under four minutes to go in the Suns’ win over the Lakers, Devin Booker fouled Austin Reaves on a drive, and Deandre Ayton was standing over Reaves when Beverley took exception, ran over and flattened Ayton from behind.
Of course that went to review and Beverley was tossed. It was a cheap, unnecessary shot and you can bet — based on his history — Beverley will get a suspension, not just a fine.
To a man, the Lakers had Beverley’s back after the game because they felt he had their back.
Devin Booker picked up a flagrant foul for the shot to Reaves’s face.
Anthony Davis finished with a monster line of 37 points, 21 rebounds and five blocks, but that was not enough against a deeper, more balanced Suns team who won 115-105. Booker and Mikal Bridges each had 25 points.
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Patrick Beverley ejected after he levels Deandre Ayton in the back originally appeared on NBCSports.com