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O.J. Mayo suspended one game for punching Pelicans’ Greg Stiemsma in the throat (VIDEO)

Mar 8, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

O.J. Mayo has been suspended one game without pay for “forcibly striking” Greg Stiemsma in the throat during Friday night’s loss to the Pelicans, the league announced on Saturday via official release.

This comes as no surprise, as Mayo’s teammate Ersan Ilyasova received a similar suspension for even less of an offense that occurred in the previous game.

Milwaukee has the worst record in the league at 12-49 on the season.

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