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Wizards’ Nene suspended for 1 game

April 26, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Wizards forward Nene has been suspended by the NBA for Game 4 of the first-round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls for head-butting and grabbing Jimmy Butler around the neck with both hands and attempting to throw him down.

Nene received two technical fouls and was ejected from Game 3 for the incident, which occurred in the fourth quarter of the Wizards’ 100-97 loss to the Bulls on Friday.

The Brazilian will miss Sunday’s game. The Wizards lead the series 2-1.

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