The NBA announced the suspension of Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen for one game without pay for a hard foul on Chicago Bulls’ guard Alex Caruso in the third quarter of the Bucks game against the Bulls on Friday. NBA president of league operations Byron Spruell said in a news release that Allen’s contact was “unnecessary and excessive.” The suspension will cost Allen a $27,963 game check.
The foul occurred with 5:45 remaining in the third quarter. Allen was assessed with a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected. Caruso sustained a broken right wrist as a result of the play. Allen scored five points and totaled three assists in 20:23 minutes. Caruso totaled seven points, eight rebounds and four assists in 23:34.
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