User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Griffin has to sit out for technicals

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin has been suspended for a game after getting his 16th technical foul this season.

Advertisement
NBA president of operations Rod Thorn announced the suspension, and Griffin will sit out the regular-season finale on Wednesday night against Portland.

NBA rules state a player or coach is automatically suspended a game once he receives his 16th technical. For every two additional technicals, the player or coach will be automatically suspended for an additional game.

Griffin received the technical after swinging his right arm around trying to get the ball from Denver's Timofey Mozgov and hitting him in the head with 3:23 left in the second quarter in Tuesday night's win.

Regardless, Griffin planned to skip the last game to rest before the NBA playoffs.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2016
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Mejia: East Finals Game 5 Essentials
Sportsbook: Cavaliers seek 3-2 lead
Edwards: Game 5 - Thunder at Warriors
News: 2016 Playoff Results
News: Conference Finals Series Odds
Warriors could join list of flopped teams
Kermit Washington accused of stealing
Warriors facing long odds down 3-1
Cavs lose series lead, aura to Raptors
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NBA Pro Basketball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NBA Hot Streaks
4-0 L4 Days, +2,282 This Season
5 Straight Playoff Winners
4-0 L4 Picks, +2,103 This Year
10-4 Last 14, +2,769 This Season
14-6 Run, 28-10 L28 Guarantees
13-4 L17 Picks, 12-4 L16 G-Plays
12-5 Playoff Record, 15-6 L21
9-3 L12 G-Plays, 18-8 L26 Picks
3-1 L4, 10-4 L14 NBA Selections
4-1 L5 Over/Under Plays
13-7 Last 20 Guarantees
+2,252 NBA Totals This Year
3-1 L4 Days, 6-3 L9 Totals
NBA Pro Basketball Expert Sports Picks - Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden State Warriors
2015 NBA SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Paul Bovi + 2769
Kevin Rogers + 2302
Greg Smith + 2282
Last 7 Day Leaders
Handicapper Money
Michael Black + 500
Marc Lawrence + 190
NeiltheGreek + 190
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Paul Bovi 58 %
Greg Smith 57 %
Stephen Nover 55 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Paul Bovi + 1524
Stephen Nover + 1163
Jimmy Boyd + 965
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 2252
Paul Bovi + 1059
NeiltheGreek + 468
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 2846
Paul Bovi + 1160
Mark Franco + 1113
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership