Thursday , Feb , 01 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Kings coach Musselman suspended two games for DUI

New York, NY (Sports Network) – Eric Musselman, first-year head coach of the
Sacramento Kings, was suspended for two games on Thursday for driving under
the influence.

Musselman will miss Sacramento’s upcoming home games. against Denver on
Saturday and versus the Hornets on Monday.

It was October 21 when Musselman was arrested. He was reportedly arrested
after cutting off another motorist in midtown Sacramento. Musselman also
failed a field sobriety test and had a blood alcohol level of .11, which is
above the legal limit of .08 percent according to authorities.

Musselman pleaded no contest to the charge last week.

Musselman, who was an assistant coach with the Memphis Grizzlies for nearly
two seasons and a former head coach of Golden State, replaced Rick
Adelman in June and became the 20th head coach in Kings’ history.

The Kings are 18-26 this season, last place in the Pacific Division. They
snapped a three-game skid with a victory at Minnesota on Wednesday.

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