Bucks’ Przybilla Suspended for Striking NBA Official With Ball
Joel Przybilla of the Milwaukee Bucks was suspended one game by the National Basketball Association for throwing a basketball that hit a referee.
The incident occurred with one minute, 36 seconds left in Milwaukee’s 111-85 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers two days ago. After a foul, Przybilla lobbed a ball over several players to a referee who had his back turned, striking the official in the leg. Przybilla received a technical foul.
The 7-foot-1 Przybilla, a backup center, will sit out tomorrow’s game when the Bucks host the Indiana Pacers.
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