Hasheem Thabeet suspended 1 game

Updated: October 21, 2013, 7:17 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Oklahoma City Thunder center Hasheem Thabeet has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for head-butting the Pelicans' Greg Stiemsma.

Thabeet banged his head into Stiemsma's after the pair exchanged shoves during the Thunder's 105-102 loss on Thursday.

The NBA says Monday that Thabeet will miss the first game that he is eligible and physically able to play in during the regular season.


Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

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