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Houston Rockets forward Montrezl Harrell was suspended for five games after shoving a referee to the floor while on assignment with the D-League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Saturday. Harrell and Bakersfield Jam forward Derek Cooke Jr. got tangled up as the game ended and began jawing and pushing each other. When the referee tried to intervene, Harrell pushed him too. Cooke was suspended for one game.


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