Thursday, May 08, 2008

Marvin Williams Suspended For First Game of 2008-09 Season

This was announced yesterday and no additional information has been published since. Thus, the press release in full and we'll call it a post:
NEW YORK, May 7, 2008 – Marvin Williams of the Atlanta Hawks has been suspended one game without pay for committing a Flagrant Foul, Penalty Two for knocking Boston’s Rajon Rondo to the floor, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred with 9:09 remaining in the third period of the Hawks’ 99-65 loss to the Celtics on Sunday, May 4, at TD Banknorth Garden.

Williams will serve his suspension during Atlanta’s first game of the 2008-09 season.

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