Joel Przybilla of the Milwaukee Bucks has been suspended for one game by the NBA for “throwing the basketball and hitting a referee”.
Late in the 4th quarter of the Clippers win over the Bucks on Saturday, Przybilla threw the ball at a referee who called a foul on teammate Drew Gooden.
A separate referee quickly hit Przybilla with a technical foul and the league announced on Monday that Przybilla would be suspended for one game.
Joel Przybilla of the Milwaukee Bucks has been suspended one game without pay for throwing the basketball and hitting a referee, it was announced today by the NBA’s executive vice president, basketball operations Stu Jackson
The incident occurred with 1:36 remaining in the fourth quarter of Milwaukee’s 111-85 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Przybilla will serve his suspension on Tuesday, Dec. 18, when the Bucks host the Indiana Pacers at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.