- Associated Press - Thursday, April 7, 2011

NEW YORK (AP) - Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard has been suspended one game by the NBA for receiving his 18th technical foul of the season.

Howard received a technical Wednesday night against the Bobcats and it was upheld by the league Thursday.

Under NBA rules, a player or coach is automatically suspended without pay for one game once he receives his 16th technical foul during a regular season. For every two additional technical fouls received during that regular season, the player or coach receives an automatic one-game suspension.

Howard will sit out Sunday’s nationally televised game against East-leading Chicago. He served a one-game suspension on March 7 after picking up his 16th technical.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide