Two Nigerian NBA players Ejected After Punching each other in NBA Summer League

Chimezie Metu was ejected from Sunday’s matchup against the Dallas Mavericks after punching Eugene Omoruyi in the face.

Metu took exception to a hard foul from Omoruyi as he was attempting a dunk. When he got to his feet, he threw and landed a punch. Both players were ejected.

Metu, 24, is heading into his second season with the Kings after spending his first two years in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs. He appeared in 36 games for the Kings last year, averaging 6.3 points and 3.1 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per game.

Omoruyi, 24, was signed by the Mavs to a two-way deal this summer. He averaged 17.1 points per game with the Oregon Ducks last season.

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