The NBA suspended OJ Mayo one game for “forcibly striking” the Stiemer in the throat on Friday. Mayo was immediately ejected after picking up a Flagrant 2 on the play. From the NBA:
Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo has been suspended one game without pay for forcibly striking New Orleans Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma in the throat, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.
The incident, for which Mayo was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected occurred with 1:52 remaining in the first quarter of Milwaukee’s 112-104 loss to the Pelicans on Friday, March 7, at Smoothie King Center.
Mayo will serve his suspension tonight when the Bucks host the Washington Wizards at BMO Harris Bradley Center.