NEW ORLEANS (AP) -Hornets All-Star David West was suspended for Monday night's game at Memphis because of a hard foul that resulted in his ejection against Minnesota on Sunday night.
NBA executive vice president Stu Jackson announced the ruling late Monday afternoon.
The Timberwolves' Mike Miller was driving to the hoop late in the second quarter when West chopped his right arm down over Miller's right shoulder from behind, catching Miller in the face with a forearm. Miller dropped to the floor and remained down for several seconds, but remained in the game with no apparent injury.
After West's departure, the Hornets rallied for a 101-97 win despite also playing without All-Star Chris Paul (groin) and starting center Tyson Chandler (ankle).

Recent NBA Discussions

Carolina Wise Guy NBA Picks 10/25 on Wed, Oct 2016 by CarolinaWiseGuy
Carolina Wise Guy NBA & NHL Picks 10/26 on Wed, Oct 2016 by CarolinaWiseGuy
Best Bets - East on Tue, Oct 2016 by Blade

Top NBA Public Bets


NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Harden, Houston visit new-look Los Angeles No one’s expecting the Lakers to make major waves as soon as 2016-17. With Luke Walton at the helm, though, the franchise hopes it’s pinpointed the man to turn...
Thumbnail Cleveland ready to rock anew vs. New York The Cavaliers are ready to revel in their first NBA title in 52 years. But will the new-look Knicks spoil the celebration in...
Thumbnail NBA 2016-17 MVP Odds Will Stephen Curry make a run at a third straight NBA MVP honor, or will someone else push him for the crown? Get a...
Thumbnail Lottery pick to begin pro career as reserve The Lakers stumbled to a 17-65 finish in 2015-16. Yet that doesn’t mean they’re willing to just hand over the keys to the No. 2 overall pick in June’s NBA draft.
More inNBA Articles  

NBA Team Pages