Phoenix Suns’ Goran Dragic gets into scuffle at European tournament

Aug 5, 2013, 2:51 PM | Updated: 3:20 pm

For a lot of players, the offseason is an opportunity to rest, relax and basically unwind from the rigors of a tough 82-game NBA schedule.

Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic is not one of those players.

Dragic is playing for his native Slovenia in the Lasko Group Tournament, a tune-up for EuroBasket 2013, and apparently he’s playing hard.

Early in a contest against Turkey, Dragic drove to the hoop against Turkish guard Dogus Balbay. A foul was called and Dragic’s momentum carried him into Balbay as they crossed over the baseline. Dragic gave Balbay a shove, and the former Texas Longhorn responded with a left hook to Dragic’s face.

Both players were ejected.

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