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Glen Rice Jr. Cut From Israeli Pro Team For Punching Teammate

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The son of a former NBA All-Star has been cut by his professional team after a reported altercation with a teammate.

Glen Rice Jr. was in the middle of a monster season for Hapoel Holon of the Israeli Basketball Premier League. The son of former NBA star Glen Rice Sr. was leading the league in scoring.

However, he was released last night following a :severe disciplinary offence."

It turns out, according to the Associated Press, that Rice Jr. punched a teammate in the face. Rice's teammate, Guy Pnini , was hospitalized with a suspected facial fracture.

Rice Jr. was a second-round pick of the Philadelphia 76ers in 2013 out of Georgia Tech. He was then traded to the Washington Wizards on draft night.

In two seasons with the Wizards, Rice Jr. appeared in only 16 games with one start. He averaged 2.7 points and 1.5 rebounds in the NBA, while spending most of his time in the G League.

Rice Jr. ran afoul of the law in 2016 in the United States, where he was arrested on battery and robbery charges.