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  • Comment Was Picked Up By Courtside Microphone (Sprewell Suspended For Vulgarity Towards Female Fan)

    12/07/2004 1:42:23 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 37 replies · 947+ views ^ | 12/07/04 | AP
    MINNEAPOLIS -- The NBA suspended Timberwolves swingman Latrell Sprewell on Tuesday for one game without pay after reviewing comments he made to a female heckler during Minnesota's overtime victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday. Tim Frank, vice president of basketball communications for the NBA, said the league senior vice president Stu Jackson reviewed the tape of the incident and then ordered Sprewell suspended for Tuesday night's game against Dallas. He said league policy prohibits directing obscenities at fans. "Our policy is that you can't do it," he said. "When you do it, you're going to get suspended." During...