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Knicks' Smith suspended one game for throwing elbow

Official release
Posted Apr 27, 2013 9:05 PM

NEW YORK -- New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow and striking the chin of Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry, it was announced Saturday by Stu Jackson, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, for which Smith was assessed a Flagrant Foul Two and ejected, occurred with 7:06 remaining in the fourth quarter of New York's 90-76 win over Boston last night, at the TD Garden.

Smith will serve his suspension tomorrow, Sunday, April 28, when the Knicks face the Celtics at the TD Garden.

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