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Lakers' Young suspended one game for punch

Official release
Posted Jan 16, 2014 5:34 PM

NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young has been suspended one game without pay for throwing a punch at Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic with 7:33 remaining in the second quarter of the Lakers' 121-114 loss to the Suns on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at US Airways Center, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.

Suns center Alex Len, who was ejected for his Flagrant Foul 2 against Young, has been fined $15,000. Suns forward Marcus Morris has been fined $25,000 for escalating the altercation.

Young will serve his suspension on Friday, Jan. 17, when the Lakers visit the Boston Celtics at TD Garden.

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