Heat's Chalmers suspended one game
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers has been suspended for one game without pay for throwing a forearm and making contact with the head of Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki.
The incident took place with 5:01 remaining in the fourth quarter of Miami's 110-104 win over Dallas on Friday. Chalmers was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected.
In nine games this season, Chalmers is averaging 9.7 points, 5.0 assists and 2.8 rebounds.
He will serve his suspension Saturday when the Heat visit the Charlotte Bobcats.
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