UPDATE: The NBA has indeed suspended Trevor Booker without pay for the first game of the regular season.

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The NBA has reportedly suspended Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker for one game, this after he smacked Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert upside his head during a preseason skirmish.

Hibbert was upset with Booker for having pushed aside Julius Randle, and Booker evidently did not appreciate the big fella’s own chest bump:

Booker will serve the suspension in the Jazz’s season-opening game against the Detroit Pistons on Oct. 28. [….] Booker spoke with the NBA on Wednesday about the incident, a source said.

 

Hibbert stormed into Booker’s personal space after Booker fouled a Lakers teammate in Tuesday night’s game and got chest to chest with him. Booker responded with an open-handed swing that grazed Hibbert’s face.

 

Booker was accessed two technical fouls and ejected.