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  1. Quentin Richardson ejected from Magic-Bobcats game

    Apr 6, 2011, 9:37 PM EDT

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    From the AP: Orlando forward Quentin Richardson has been ejected from the Magic’s game at Charlotte after hitting the Bobcats’ Gerald Henderson in the face with both hands in a scuffle along the baseline. Henderson was trying to dribble out of pressure early in the fourth quarter of a tight game Wednesday night when Richardson…

  2. Mayo blames energy drink for banned substance test

    Jan 29, 2011, 6:10 PM EDT

    Memphis Grizzlies v Sacramento Kings

    This is my favorite excuse since Richard Gasquet kissed a girl…. Suspended Memphis Grizzlies player O.J. Mayo blamed an energy drink he purchased at a gas store for his positive test for the banned substance dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). It was just a simple bad choice, that’s all, and he really should have gone with that Squishee…

  3. Earl Boykins suspended for Tuesday’s game

    Dec 28, 2010, 6:30 PM EDT

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    The league has announced that Earl Boykins of the Milwaukee Bucks will be suspended for tonight’s game against the Chicago Bulls after making “intentional contact with an official.” This suspension comes a week after Boykins’ breakout performance against the Lakers, when Boykins poured in 22 points on only 12 shots to help propel the Bucks…

  4. Rudy Gay suspended for Saturday; George Karl, Andre Miller each get fined

    Dec 18, 2010, 5:20 PM EDT

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    NBA VP of basketball operations and official Scrooge Stu Jackson was a busy man Saturday handing out lumps of coal to players and coaches he thought had been naughty. Rudy Gay has been suspended one game for his body check from behind of Luis Scola in the Grizzlies loss Friday night to the Rockets. The…

  5. Derek Fisher now your NBA consecutive games played leader

    Dec 8, 2010, 9:44 AM EDT

    Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers

    Derek Fisher has played in 434 consecutive NBA regular season games — the longest such streak in the NBA. That is 5.3 seasons without a turned ankle or sore back keeping him out of the starting rotation. The streak had belonged to Portland’s Andre Miller at 632 until he sat out due to a suspension…

  6. Stephen Jackson apologizes to Bobcats fans in public letter

    Dec 3, 2010, 2:45 PM EDT

    Charlotte Bobcats v Orlando Magic

    Stephen Jackson plays with emotion, that is one of the reasons he is the Charlotte Bobcats leading scorer. But those emotions have gotten the better of him a few times too. Like last Saturday, when he got ejected for arguing a call. Which led to a suspension. Jackson is sorry — and he wrote and…

  7. Stephen Jackson suspended one game by league

    Nov 30, 2010, 3:26 PM EDT

    Charlotte Bobcats v Miami Heat

    This was expected — and it may happen again. NBA Vice President Stu Jackson announced that the Charlotte Bobcats Stephen Jackson has been suspended one game for arguing with a referee during Saturday’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Jackson will sit out Wednesday’s Bobcat game against the Hornets. He previously this season was fined $50,000…

  8. Elton Brand suspended one game for flagrant foul

    Nov 24, 2010, 2:58 PM EDT

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    Elton Brand’s ugly foul on JaVale McGee late in the Sixers loss to the Washington Wizards Tuesday has earned him a one-game suspension from the league. Brand will sit out tonight’s game on the road against Toronto, the league announced. The suspension for Brand is without pay. He earned it for a cheap shot, frustration…

  9. Kevin Garnett talks trash. The league should do nothing about it.

    Nov 3, 2010, 4:01 PM EDT

    Orlando Magic v Boston Celtics, Game 4

    If you’ve ever sat near the court for a Kevin Garnett Celtics game, you know this — the man talks a lot of trash. A lot. Some genuinely nasty, personal stuff. He uses it to intimidate and to fire himself up. Charlie Villanueva thought KG crossed the line last night and called him on it,…

  10. Magic’s Jason Williams suspended one game, will not play against Heat

    Oct 29, 2010, 4:22 PM EDT

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    With less than a minute to go in last night’s Orlando blowout of Washington — so long after you tuned out and flipped over to The Office — Jason Williams got ejected. Williams got one of those quick technicals for showing displeasure with a call, one that happened with his team up 30 points and…

  11. Shockingly, the Indiana media isn't okay with Rush's drug use

    Aug 28, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

    Someone on your favorite team smokes marijuana. That’s simply based on the probabilities and what we know of NBA life. Regardless of how you, in particular, feel about the sweet stuff, that’s simply the likeliest scenario. Maybe it’s a bench scrub, maybe it’s a superstar. But what we know of marijuana use in the NBA…

  12. Tyreke Evans suspended one game, Brandon Rush five games by league

    Aug 27, 2010, 1:16 PM EDT

    When the Sacramento Kings open the season in Minnesota, the reigning rookie of the year will not be on the floor. Tyreke Evans was suspended one game by the league after his reckless driving incident this summer in Sacramento. That was one of three fines handed down by the league Friday. Indiana’s Brandon Rush was…

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