AS Monaco suspend Mike James for breaching internal club rules


AS Monaco has announced this Tuesday the temporary suspension of American point guard Mike James for “violating the internal rules of the club”, for which he will be absent from training for the Monegasque team, which continues its preparation for its match this Thursday against Virtus Bologna in Euroleague.

“AS Monaco announces the temporary suspension of its American point guard Mike James for infringing the club’s internal rules. As a result, Mike James will be absent from training while the team continues its preparation for round 29 of the regular EuroLeague League.” , the club said in a statement.

The player, who was out last day of the top continental competition due to a finger injury, did not travel to Vitoria to play against his former Baskonia teammates. James is the fifth leading scorer in the EuroLeague, with 16.8 points per game, as well as averaging 3.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists for a Monaco team that is currently fourth, two wins behind table-leading Olympiacos.