Nene suspended 1 for head-butting

Updated: April 27, 2014, 3:18 AM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

WASHINGTON -- Washington Wizards big man Nene has been suspended for Sunday's Game 4 of his team's first-round series against the Chicago Bulls for head-butting, the NBA announced Saturday.

The Wizards center got into a tussle with Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler with 8:28 remaining in the fourth quarter of Game 3. The two exchanged words while going forehead to forehead for several moments. It appeared that Nene incited the altercation by putting his hands on the back of Butler's head.

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