Magic's Arron Afflalo draws two-game suspension

NBA.com Global on Jan 19, 2018 06:10 AM
Magic's Arron Afflalo draws two-game suspension
Orlando Magic's Arron Afflalo, left, gets into a fight with Minnesota Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica, center, as D.J. Augustin, right, comes in to help break it up during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. Afflalo and Bjelica were ejected from the game. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

NBA press release

NEW YORK – Orlando Magic guard Arron Afflalo has been suspended two games without pay for fighting with Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica, including punching Bjelica in the head, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred with 7:28 remaining in the second quarter of the Magic’s 108-102 victory over the Timberwolves on Jan. 16 (Jan. 17, PHL time) at Amway Center.

Afflalo will serve his suspension today when the Magic faces the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena and Jan. 21 (Jan. 22, PHL time) against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden.

To view the incident, click here.

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