TNT import suspended 1-game for punching Elite players in tuneup | Inquirer Sports

TNT import suspended 1-game for punching Elite players in tuneup

/ 08:04 PM February 03, 2016


Ivan Johnson is back but he immediately got himself into trouble a week before the 2016 Commissioner’s Cup tips off.

Johnson, the ill-tempered TNT import, was slapped with a one-game suspension after reportedly punching Blackwater big men JP Erram and Frank Golla in a tuneup game recently.


The former Atlanta Hawk will miss the Tropang Texters’ conference opener, coincidentally, against the Elite on Wednesday.

The bull-strong Johnson, who led TNT to a championship in the same conference last season, was also meted with a P50,000 fine for the punching incident.


Last year, Johnson was fined P150,000 for bumping Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guiao in the Finals.

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