NEW YORK (AP) -Denver forward Kenyon Martin was suspended Saturday by the NBA for one game without pay for a flagrant foul and will sit out the game against San Antonio.
Martin was assessed a flagrant foul against Melvin Ely, striking him in the head with an elbow in the second period of the Nuggets' 105-99 win Wednesday over New Orleans. Ely has a fractured left eye socket and missed the Hornets' 89-80 loss at Dallas on Friday night.
Martin, who is averaging 9.0 points and 5.9 rebounds, will miss the road game against the Spurs. He has started 20 of 22 games.
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