Tuesday, February 10, 2009

CTBA slaps penalty on nine

Chinese Taipei Basketball Association (CTBA) handed down penalty Tuesday on nine players and team staff for the confrontation in the Taiwan Beer-Taiwan Mobile game Sunday night in Hsinchu.

CTBA's Disciplinary Committee announced in a press release that Mario Boggan, who plays for Taiwan Mobile, received a four-game suspension and a NT$50,000 fine for throwing his elbow.

Taiwan Beer head coach Yen Chia-hua was suspended for two games and fined for NT$20,000. Manager Lin Chieh-he was slapped with the harshest penalty -- a NT$100,000 fine and suspension for the remainder of the season.

TB forward Ho Shou-cheng received a two game suspension with a NT$20,000 fine. Five players, including Yen Hsin-shu, Hsu Cheng-wen, Pan Jen-te, Wu Tai-hao and Lee Hsiao-tse, were fined for NT$10,000 and an one-game suspension each.