Alexander Johnson suspended for nailing BargnaniPosted by Inside Hoops
Alexander Johnson of the Miami Heat has been suspended one game without pay for throwing his body into Andrea Bargnani in mid-air and knocking him to the ground, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
In addition, the Flagrant Foul, Penalty One that was called against Johnson on the play has been upgraded to a Flagrant Foul, Penalty Two.
The incident occurred with 9:57 remaining in the third period of the Heat’s 108-83 loss to the Raptors on Wednesday, March 5 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Johnson will serve his suspension tonight when the Heat hosts the Golden State Warriors at AmericanAirlines Arena.