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Bynum, Brooks draw NBA suspensions

March 20, 2011 at 4:56 PM
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NEW YORK, March 20 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum and Phoenix Suns guard Aaron Brooks have both been suspended, the NBA announced Sunday.

Bynum and Brooks were involved in separate March 18 incidents.

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Bynum drew a two-game suspension for committing a flagrant foul against Minnesota forward Michael Beasley with 6:16 left in the fourth period of the Lakers' 106-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

He was set to miss Sunday's game against Portland and a March 22 contest against the Suns.

Brooks, meanwhile, garnered a one-game suspension for throwing a ball toward a game official, hitting him in the leg in the fourth period of Phoenix's 108-97 win over Golden State.

Brooks was to miss the Suns' game at the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday.

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