LeBron James returned from a one-game suspension on Wednesday and made clear he didn’t consider he ought to’ve missed any video games over the incident between the Los Angeles Lakers and Detroit Pistons on Sunday.

James and Pistons middle Isaiah Stewart received tousled within the third quarter on Sunday and the Lakers famous person elbowed Stewart within the eyeball. The hit precipitated Stewart to change into irate and attempt to go after James a number of occasions. Stewart was additionally bleeding from his eye.

Isaiah Stewart of the Detroit Pistons is restrained after receiving a blow to the face by LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers throughout the third quarter of the sport at Little Caesars Arena on Nov. 21, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Both gamers had been suspended – James getting a one-game ding whereas Stewart received two.

On Wednesday night time, after James received two Indiana Pacers followers kicked out of the sport, he defended himself over the incident over the weekend.

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Detroit Pistons center Isaiah Stewart (28) is held back after a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Detroit.

Detroit Pistons middle Isaiah Stewart (28) is held again after a foul throughout the second half of an NBA basketball sport in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Detroit.
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“[Lakers GM Rob Pelinka] called me. I missed his call. As soon as when I checked my phone and it was a missed call, I was like, ‘I know I’m suspended.’ I mean, it’s some bull—-. But whatever,” James mentioned, by way of ESPN.

“There was a box-out on the free-throw line. His elbow got kind of high, it got me — if you look, if you watch the film — it got me off balanced a little bit, and his elbow lifted my arm, and I basically tried to swim move, swim down on him, on his arm. And when I swung down on his arm, he got off balance and the left side of my hand grazed his face. And I knew right away. So, I knew right away I had caught some part of his head. So, I went over to apologize to him, and obviously, you guys saw what happened after that. But definitely accidental.”

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (6) is defended by Indiana Pacers' Malcolm Brogdon (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Indianapolis.

Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James (6) is defended by Indiana Pacers’ Malcolm Brogdon (7) throughout the first half of an NBA basketball sport Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Indianapolis.
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It was the primary time James was suspended in his profession.