Posey gets ban for throwing ball at ref

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – New Orleans Hornets forward  James Posey has been suspended for one game without pay for  throwing a ball at a game official, the NBA said yesterday.

The incident occurred in the fourth quarter of the New York  Knicks 103-93 victory over the Hornets on Friday.

Posey will serve his suspension later yesterday when the Hornets host the San Antonio Spurs at the New Orleans Arena.

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