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Clippers’ Matt Barnes suspended 1 game for ‘striking’ neck of W…

Clippers’ Matt Barnes suspended 1 game for ‘striking’ neck of Wolves’ Greg Stiemsma (VIDEO)

yahoo.com nba.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 1, 2013
When the Los Angeles Clippers take on the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre on Friday night, they'll do so without key reserve Matt Barnes, whom the NBA has suspended without pay for one game for perpetrating this aggressive bit of throat violenc…
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  • Video - Concern Over Westbrook's Outburst? 09:56

    Concern Over Westbrook's Outburst?

    Feb 1
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless share their level of concern for the Thunder after Russell Westbrook's outburst on Thursday night.
  • Video - Lakers' First Road Win Of 2013 01:05

    Lakers' First Road Win Of 2013

    Feb 1
    Pau Gasol returns to starting lineup Friday to contribute 22 points and 12 boards in Lakers' 111-100 win over Timberwolves.
  • Video - Jazz Cruise Past Blazers 01:01

    Jazz Cruise Past Blazers

    Feb 1
    Jazz top Blazers Friday night 86-77 for their eighth home win in nine games.
  • Video - Nuggets Roll To Sixth Straight Win 00:48

    Nuggets Roll To Sixth Straight Win

    Feb 1
    Ty Lawson's double-double leads Nuggets to their 12th win in 14 games.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Miami Heat not worried following lopsided loss to Indiana Pacers

    Feb 1
    Heat won't lose any sleep following their latest defeat in Indy, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • NBA -- Marc Stein's Weekend Dime: Eight trade truths before the deadline

    Feb 1
    Marc Stein breaks down eight storylines to ponder ahead of the Feb. 21 trade deadline.
  • Wade asks LeBron to do slam, 3-point contests

    Feb 1
    In his new role of captain of the Eastern Conference for All-Star Saturday, Dwyane Wade is applying some peer pressure to Miami Heat teammate LeBron James to take part.
  • Dwyane Wade prods LeBron James to play in Slam Dunk, 3-point contests

    Feb 1
    In his new role of captain of the Eastern Conference for All-Star Saturday, Dwyane Wade is applying some peer pressure to Miami Heat teammate LeBron James to take part.