By Official Release
Posted Apr 29 2009 3:50PM
NEW YORK -- Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard has been suspended one game without pay for elbowing Philadelphia 76ers center Samuel Dalembert in the head, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The incident occurred with 9:15 remaining in the first period of Orlando's 91-78 victory over the 76ers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Amway Arena last night.
Howard will serve his suspension tomorrow night when the Magic faces the 76ers in Game 6 at Wachovia Center.
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