Thursday , Dec , 29 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Fortson suspended by NBA

New York, NY (Sports Network) – Seattle SuperSonics forward Danny Fortson was
suspended two games without pay by the NBA for verbally abusing a game
official and failure to leave the court in a timely manner following an
ejection.

Fortson was assessed a technical foul for throwing an elbow and was ejected
for his confrontation with the official with 7:13 left in the game against the
Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday.

He will serve his suspension on Thursday against the Denver Nuggets and on
Saturday against the Memphis Grizzlies.

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