Posted Feb 1, 2013 2:46 PM
NEW YORK -- Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers has been suspended one game without pay for striking Greg Stiemsma of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the neck, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The incident occurred with 8:26 remaining in the second quarter of the Clippers' 96-90 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Target Center.
Barnes will serve his suspension tonight when the Clippers visit the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.
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