Notifications

Suns' P.J. Tucker suspended 1 game

The NBA has suspended Phoenix starting forward P.J. Tucker for one game for elbowing Blake Griffin in the chin in the Suns' loss to the Clippers in Loss Angeles on Monday night. Tucker will sit out Wednesday night's home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Phoenix forward elbowed Clippers' Blake Griffin Monday

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker, left, gets in an altercation with Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, as Suns guard Gerald Green (14) and Clippers center DeAndre Jordan get into the scrum during a game on Monday, in Los Angeles. Suns Tucker was ejected from the game as the Clippers won 112-105. (Alex Gallardo/Associated Press)

The NBA has suspended Phoenix starting forward P.J. Tucker for one game for elbowing Blake Griffin in the chin in the Suns' loss to the Clippers in Loss Angeles on Monday night.

Tucker will sit out Wednesday night's home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Tucker was ejected after the altercation. The elbowing occurred as the two fell to the floor entangled while going for a rebound with 5 1/2 minutes to go in the game.

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.