Toronto’s Amir Johnson Suspended

TORONTO’S AMIR JOHNSON SUSPENDED

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2012 – Amir Johnson of the Toronto Raptors has been suspended one game without pay for throwing his mouthpiece and hitting a referee it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred with 5:01 remaining in the third quarter of Toronto’s 92-74 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, Dec. 10 at the Rose Garden.

Johnson will serve his suspension on Wednesday, Dec. 12 when the Raptors host the Brooklyn Nets at Air Canada Centre.

To view the play click on the following link:

http://www.nba.com/video/channels/nba_tv/2012/12/12/dmo-amir-vs-blazers-121112-v2.nba/index.html

Source: NBA Media

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