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Bucks' Sanders suspended one game for flagrant foul

POSTED: Dec 18, 2014 4:11 PM ET

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Milwaukee's Larry Sanders Suspended

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended one game without pay for pushing Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward the basket on Dec. 17.

— Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended one game without pay for pushing Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward the basket, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, which was upgraded to a Flagrant Foul 2, occurred with 3:01 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Bucks' 104-97 loss to the Trail Blazers at MODA Center.

Sanders will serve his suspension tonight when the Bucks travel to Sacramento to play the Kings.