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Video: Horrible Sucker Punch Thrown In Professional Basketball Game

A detail of the net and basket prior to the Georgetown Hoyas playing against the Cincinnati Bearcats during the quaterfinals of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden.

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A horrible sucker punch was thrown in a professional basketball game in Austria, resulting in one player getting kicked off his team.

David Samuels, who played collegiately at Long Beach State, has been kicked off his Kapfenberg Bulls team in Austria after sucker-punching an opponent following a dunk.

The former Long Beach State standout appeared to be upset with the opponent hanging on the rim following his dunk.

Video of the punch is graphic:

Ballislife has the full details:

The guy who threw the punch is former Long Beach State player David Samuels and he has been kicked off the Kapfenberg Bulls team.

“The player has to suffer the consequences for his actions, there’s no leeway and nothing to wait for.” Said Bulls GM Oliver Freund to The Sun. “In our organization and in sports in general, there is no room for that. We’ve also immediately communicated that to the player – tomorrow he will board a trip home.”

He averaged 11 points and 6 boards in his three games with the Bulls. The guy who got sucker punched is Erwin Zulic of the Raiffeisen Flyers Wels.

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