Rudy Gay suspended for flagrant foul

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Grizzlies star Rudy Gay has been suspended one game without pay after a flagrant foul in the fourth quarter of a game against Houston.

Gay was ejected after being given a flagrant-2 foul with about six minutes left in the fourth quarter of the game Friday night. He knocked Luis Scola to the ground in the lane as Shane Battier sank a 3-pointer.

The Grizzlies trailed 94-74 at the time of his ejection and he led the team with 19 points.

NBA vice president Stu Jackson announced the suspension Saturday, and Gay was due to sit out the Grizzlies' game against the San Antonio Spurs.