Aaron Brooks suspended for throwing ball at referee

Aaron Brooks of the Phoenix Suns has been suspended for an incident during Friday’s game, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.

Brooks has been suspended one game without pay for throwing a ball at an official and striking him in the leg. The incident occurred with 7:46 remaining in the fourth period of the Suns’ 108-97 victory over the Golden State Warriors at the US Airways Center in Phoenix.

Brooks will serve his suspension today in Los Angeles when the Suns play the Los Angeles Clippers in a 3:30 p.m. EDT/12:30 p.m. PDT game at the Staples Center.