NEW YORK (AP) -Washington Wizards reserve forward Darius Songaila has been suspended one game for striking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the face with his hand, and will sit out Friday night's Game 6 of the playoff series.
Songaila hit James in the first period of Washington's 88-87 win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday in Game 5.
The suspension was announced Friday by NBA executive vice president Stu Jackson.

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