New York, NY (Sports Network) - Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been
suspended one game without pay for making contact with a game official, the
NBA announced on Monday.
The incident occurred with 3:19 remaining in the third quarter of Boston's
89-81 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday.
Rondo will serve his ban on Monday, missing the team's contest against the New
York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
This is the second time this season the league has suspended Rondo, who was
banned for two games for his involvement in an on-court altercation with the
Brooklyn Nets on Nov. 28.
In 29 games this season, Rondo is averaging 13.2 points and 11.3 assists per
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