Vince Carter suspended 1 game

Updated: November 9, 2013, 2:38 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

The NBA suspended Dallas Mavericks swingman Vince Carter for one game for throwing an elbow in Wednesday night's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the league office announced.

Carter, a 16-year veteran who had never before been suspended, will sit out Friday night's road game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Carter was assessed a flagrant 2 foul and ejected from Wednesday's game in the third quarter for intentionally striking rookie center Steven Adams in the head ...

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