Australian Player Thon Maker Disagrees On FIBA’s Decision To Ban Him For 3 Games

Thon Maker Expresses Disagreement On FIBA’s Decision To Ban Him For 3 Games

The Australian player Thon Maker has expressed his opposition on FIBA’s decision to ban him for games over awful brawl with Gilas Pilipinas members.

Over the past few weeks, FIBA World Cup qualifying game has been the headlines of both local and international news outlets because of the awful brawl between Gilas Pilipinas and Australian team members.

The controversial brawl garnered various reactions from sports fanatics and social media users all over the world.

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On Thursday (July 19, 2018), FIBA has already released their decision after investigating the brawl during the game.

FIBA suspends 10 players and 2 coaches of Gilas Pilipinas for their participation on the brawl.

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Meanwhile, the Australian player Thon Maker has expressed his disappointment and opposition towards FIBA’s ruling.

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FIBA suspends Thon Maker for three games because of his involvement in the ugly brawl against Filipino players.

Maker said that he only protects his teammates from imminent harm since there is no security to stop the brawl.

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The Aussie player allegedly kicked the Gilas naturalized player Andray Blatche.

Here is the full statement:

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