NBA

OKC's Thabeet gets 1-game ban for head-butt

10/21 4:17 PM

Oklahoma City center Hasheem Thabeet has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for head-butting the Pelicans' Greg Stiemsma.

NEW YORK -- Oklahoma City Thunder center Hasheem Thabeet has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for head-butting the Pelicans' Greg Stiemsma.

Thabeet banged his head into Stiemsma's after the pair exchanged shoves during the Thunder's 105-102 loss on Thursday.

The NBA says Monday that Thabeet will miss the first game that he is eligible and physically able to play in during the regular season.


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