NBA suspends Stephen Jackson one game

Charlotte Bobcats Stephen Jackson argues a call with an official as he plays against the Washington Wizards during the first period at the Verizon Center in Washington on March 23, 2010. UPI/Alexis C. Glenn Photo via Newscom

Stephen Jackson of the Charlotte Bobcats has been suspended one game without pay for verbal abuse of a game official and for failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred with 7:31 remaining in the first quarter of the Bobcats’ 104-101 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, November 27 at Bradley Center. Jackson, who was previously fined $50,000 on November 6 for verbal abuse of officials, will serve his suspension on Wednesday when the Bobcats visit New Orleans Arena to play the Hornets.

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