Already suspended at the beginning of the season following a spat with Erik Spoelstra, Dion Waiters had then criticized his coach on social networks and was kept aside a few more games.
Back in the group, he did not take long to talk about him negatively since the back of Miami tried to relieve stomach problems with a cannabis candy, before boarding the Phoenix plane for Los Angeles. The result ? A panic attack in the air and the intervention of a medical team.
The Heat has in any case decided to punish Dion Waiters for this new incident, suspending ten games without pay for "conduct detrimental to the team." A decision that takes effect from the game against the Lakers, which means that the former Cavs and Thunder will not return before December 1.
Which also means that he will have missed (at least) the first 18 games of the season. In addition to the $ 834,483 salary lost through the suspension, he must also say goodbye to his annual bonus of $ 1.15 million, he only touches if he plays at least 70 games in the campaign …
According to The Vertical, the Heat thinks it was a teammate of Dion Waiters who gave him the cannabis candy that made him sick, but the back refused to give his name. provider ".