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Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo suspended one game for head butt

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Aug 12, 2020 5:38 PM ET

Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss one game without pay for headbutting.

NEW YORK -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been suspended one game without pay for headbutting Washington Wizards center Moritz Wagner during a stoppage in play, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, for which Antetokounmpo was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected, occurred with 8:50 remaining in the second quarter of the Bucks’ 126-113 win over the Wizards on Aug. 11 at Visa Athletic Center on the campus of ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando.  

Antetokounmpo will serve his suspension Thursday when Milwaukee faces the Memphis Grizzlies at Visa Athletic Center.

Giannis Antetokounmpo was ejected after headbutting Wizards forward Moritz Wagner.

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