FILOU Ostend player Elias Lasisi was suspended effective immediately by the Pro Basketball League disciplinary department until 31 December 2019. From 10 September until 31 December the suspension is probational for a 24-month period. The player was also fined 2.500€, 1.500€ of which are probational for a 24-month period.
The decision comes in the aftermath of Lasisi's ejection in the game against VOO Liège Basket on Tuesday 9 April after voluntary physical contact with referee Nick Van den Broeck.
The player/club has 48 hours to appeal against the decision. The appeal does not have a suspensive effect however due to serious offences towards a referee.