NBA suspended Chris Andersen for Game 6 NBA Playoffs 2012-13 Eastern Finals after shove Tyler Hansbrough with 9:02 left in the second quarter on Game 5.
NBA commissioner David Stern, speaking Friday in an interview with NBC Sports Radio, said officials should have ejected him. “I don’t know what he was doing,” Stern said, according to a transcript provided by the network. “A serious review of his activities is called for.”
Chris Andersen will lost Andersen $12,292 for this suspended of one game, making a prorated minimum salary of $1,352,181.
Miami Heat Fan reaction for Chris Andersen Suspended
He did something completely stupid and is being penalized accordingly. If you need a referee to physically restrain you from fighting with another player, you need to be put in time out to think about how pointless your actions were.
Miami Heat hope reserve center Joel Anthony can help Chris Bosh fight Indiana Pacers’ Frontcourt.
Note: NBA Playoffs 2011-12 season, Udonis Haslem Miami Heat forward suspended for Game 6 in Indiana after blast to Tyler Hansbrough during Game 5 in Miami.