• Nene tossed after brief scuffle in 4th quarter

    Summary of 12 articles · Updated Apr 26, 2014
    Nene then grabbed the back of Butler's head, and a scuffle ensued. Butler put a hand on Nene's side, and Nene swatted it away. After he scored a basket, Nene turned to run down court, and he and Butler made contact. "We've got to be ready for everyone," Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said during Saturday's availability, when the prospect of a possible Nene suspension was broached. The incident happened midway through the fourth quarter after a basket. What everyone will be watching when these clubs meet Sunday, with Washington leading the Eastern Conference series 2-1, is just how physical the play will get - and whether things will escalate again.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Wizards lead Bulls 2-1, won't have Nene for Game 4

      An already rough-and-tumble playoff series between the Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls now has a full-blown fracas, an ejection and a Game 4 suspension for Nene.
      Source: nba.com
    • Nene suspended for Wizards-Bulls Game 4 after altercation with Jimmy Butler

      Washington Wizards center Nene has been one of the key players in the team's first-round series with the No. 4-seeded Chicago Bulls. In the Wizards' series-opening wins, he won a huge matchup with Joakim Noah to propel his team to a 2-0 lead with the se…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Wizards' Nene banned 1 for head-butt

      Washington Wizards big man Nene has been suspended for Sunday's Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Chicago Bulls for head-butting, the NBA announced.
      Sources: ESPN.com nba.com
    • Nene Suspended One Game For Head-Butting Jimmy Butler

      Wizards big man Nene has been suspended for Game 4 against the Bulls after this altercation with Jimmy Butler. Early in the fourth quarter of the Bulls win over Washington, Nene head-butted Butler, then grabbed him around the head and neck, and the two …
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Nene Ejected After Butting Heads Then Choking Jimmy Butler

      Things got heated in the fourth quarter between the Wizards and Bulls. Washington’s Brazilian big man, Nene, and Chicago’s 3&D wing, Jimmy Butler, quite literally butted heads following a slight elbow from Nene after he scored a layup. Butler stood …
      Source: dimemag.com
    • Nene and Jimmy Butler literally butt heads, earning Nene an ejection (Video)

      You don’t often see two NBA players butting heads, Brahma-bull style, but Washington Wizards big man Nene and Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler aren’t your typical NBA players. The two squared off in the fourth quarter of their teams’ Game 3 affair on…
      Source: yahoo.com
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    The response on TNT's halftime show to Donald Sterling's racist remarks was pretty consistent across the panel: Sterling should be suspended by the NBA. Read more...
    Source: deadspin.com

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