NEW YORK (AP) – Seattle SuperSonics forward Danny Fortson was suspended for one game by the NBA on Saturday for verbally abusing an official and not leaving the court in a timely manner following an ejection.

Fortson was ejected in the fourth quarter of Friday’s 106-91 win over Utah. He had to be restrained by teammate Ray Allen, coach Bob Weiss and assistant Jack Sikma after receiving his second technical foul.

Fortson, who also knocked over a water cooler while leaving the court, was to miss Saturday’s game against Sacramento.


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