Pacers' Hibbert, Warriors' Lee suspended

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert and Golden State Warriors forward David Lee drew one-game suspensions Wednesday for triggering an on-court melee.

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Knicks' Carmelo Anthony suspended one game

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- New York Knicks center Carmelo Anthony was suspended for one game Wednesday following a post-game meltdown aimed at Boston's Kevin Garnett.

NBA penalizes the 'flop'

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The NBA has adopted a rule to keep players from "flopping" in an attempt to draw an undeserved foul call, the league said Wednesday.
Jason Kidd fined for slamming officials

Jason Kidd fined for slamming officials

NEW YORK, March 7 (UPI) -- Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd was fined $25,000 for publicly criticizing NBA officials, the NBA said Wednesday.
Rondo suspended for 2 games

Rondo suspended for 2 games

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The NBA said Monday Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for two games for hitting an official with a ball.

Bucks' Gooden suspended for flagrant foul

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The NBA announced Tuesday Milwaukee Bucks forward Drew Gooden has been suspended one game for his flagrant foul against Charlotte's Gerald Henderson.

Shaq fined $35,000 for criticizing referee

BOSTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Shaquille O'Neal's $35,000 fine Monday for publicly criticizing a game official elicited a "Whoopdie-freaking-do" from the big Boston Celtics center.
Wizards' Armstrong suspended 1 game

Wizards' Armstrong suspended 1 game

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The NBA Wednesday slapped a one-game suspension on Washington Wizards center Hilton Armstrong for his flagrant foul in a loss to Miami.
Celtics' Garnett suspended for Game 2

Celtics' Garnett suspended for Game 2

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett has been suspended for one game following a fight in Saturday's playoff game against Miami, NBA officials said.
Bynum fined for comments on officiating

Bynum fined for comments on officiating

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum was fined Friday by the NBA for comments he made about game officiating.
NBA fines Rasheed Wallace for comments

NBA fines Rasheed Wallace for comments

BOSTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The NBA Wednesday fined Boston Celtics forward Rasheed Wallace $35,000 for publicly criticizing officials after a game this week.
Noah fined for throwing ball into stands

Noah fined for throwing ball into stands

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The National Basketball Association fined Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah $15,000 Monday for throwing a ball into the stands during a game.
NBA fines three coaches

NBA fines three coaches

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- The NBA has fined three coaches -- Rick Adelman, Nate McMillan and Doc Rivers -- $25,000 each for publicly criticizing referees during the playoffs.

Bucks' Ivey suspended for punching Gray

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- The National Basketball Association suspended Milwaukee Bucks guard Royal Ivey for three games Wednesday for punching Chicago Bulls center Aaron Gray.

NBA suspends Alexander Johnson for 1 game

NEW YORK, March 7 (UPI) -- The NBA suspended Miami Heat forward Alexander Johnson for one game Friday for a flagrant foul against a Toronto Raptors' player.

Randolph suspended for tossing headband

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The NBA suspended New York Knicks forward Zach Randolph for one game Friday for throwing his headband, which hit a referee.

Thomas suspended for game, Murphy fined

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The NBA Friday suspended Chicago's Tyrus Thomas for one game and fined Indiana's Troy Murphy $10,000 for an altercation in a game this week.

Mavericks' Avery fined $25,000 for abuse

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Dallas Mavericks Coach Avery Johnson was fined $25,000 by the NBA Monday for his actions during a loss to the Indiana Pacers Friday.

Pistons' McDyess won't be suspended

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- Detroit Pistons forward Antonio McDyess won't be suspended for Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final against Cleveland on Saturday.

D'Antonio vents against the NBA

PHOENIX, May 16 (UPI) -- Phoenix Coach Mike D'Antoni Wednesday angrily lambasted the NBA for suspending two of his players for Wednesday night's playoff game against San Antonio.

NBA suspends Rasheed Wallace

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- Detroit forward Rasheed Wallace Saturday was suspended for his 16th technical foul of the season.

NBA players object to new ball design

HOUSTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Members of the Houston Rockets and many other basketball teams have objected to the new ball adopted by the NBA.

NBA exec dismisses ball design critics

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- NBA executive Stu Jackson has dismissed criticism over the New York-based league's new basketball design, saying it is superior to the previous version.

NBA suspends Jerry Stackhouse

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- The NBA Friday suspended Dallas guard Jerry Stackhouse for Game Five of the NBA Finals, for his flagrant foul on Miami's Shaquille O'Neal in Game Four.
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