POSTED: Nov 5, 2014 3:07 PM ET
NEW YORK — New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been suspended one game without pay for striking Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. in the groin, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.
Knicks Wizards Nov 4 fourth quarter
The incident occurred with 5:45 remaining in the fourth quarter of Washington's 98-83 win over New York on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Madison Square Garden.
Smith will serve his suspension tonight when the Knicks visit the Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills.