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Nick Young slapped with 1-game suspension

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Thursday for throwing a punch at Phoenix's Goran Dragic in the first half the previous night.

Lakers' guard threw a punch at Phoenix Suns' Goran Dragic

Lakers' guard Nick Young,right, reacts to a flagrant foul from Phoenix Suns' centre Alex Len, far left. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Thursday for throwing a punch at Phoenix's Goran Dragic in the first half the previous night.

Suns centre Alex Len, ejected after receiving a Flagrant 2 foul against Young, was fined $15,000 US and teammate Marcus Morris was fined $25,000 for his involvement.

Young, who threw the punch with 7:33 left in the second quarter of the Suns' 121-114 win, will miss the Lakers' game at Boston on Friday night.

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