WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 25: Nen #42 of the Washington Wizards scuffles with Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls in fourth quarter action of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Chicago Bulls during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Verizon Center on April 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. Nen was ejected from the game when two technical fouls were called on the play. The Bulls won the game 100-97.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Nene Suspended for Game 4 After Altercation With Butler

Washington Wizard’s forward-center Nene has been suspended one game without pay for “head-butting and grabbing guard-forward Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls around the neck with both hands and attempting to throw him down,” announced Saturday by Rod Thorn, President of Basketball Operations.


CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 31:  John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards goes up for a shot against the Charlotte Bobcats during the game at the Time Warner Cable Arena on March 31, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice:  Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo credit: Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bobcats Battle Back to Top Wizards, 100-94

Charlotte Bobcats rallied from an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat Washington 100-94 Monday night, preventing the Wizards from clinching their first playoff berth since 2008.



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