Report: Paul Silas Shoved Tyrus Thomas Into Locker Following Sunday's Game
Charlotte Bobcats head coach Paul Silas shoved Tyrus Thomas into a locker following a shouting match Sunday night, sources have told Yahoo! Sports.
"There was an incident," Bobcats general manager Rod Higgins told Y! Sports. "We handled it internally and talked to both the player and the coach and moved on. End of story."
Sources tell Yahoo! that Silas was upset at Thomas for chatting with members of the opposing team while on the court. When he brought it up to Thomas in the locker room, the 6-foot-10 forward reportedly snapped back. When Thomas stood up, Silas pushed him against a locker.
Players intervened immediately and the two were separated with no punches being thrown, according to Yahoo! Silas has led Charlotte to an NBA worst 7-53 record this season.