Mavericks’ Blair Suspended for One Game
New York – Dallas Mavericks big man DeJuan Blair was suspended for one game by the NBA for kicking San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter in the head.
Rod Thorn, NBA President of Basketball Operations announced the suspension a day after Blair was ejected in the fourth quarter of the Mavericks’ 93-89 playoff loss to the Spurs.
The victory saw the Spurs pull even in the best-of-seven first round series, which is tied at two games apiece.
Blair is averaging 5.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in the postseason.