The Houston Rockets superstar shooting guard and MVP candidate James Harden has been suspended by the NBA for one game. The suspension comes as a result of Harden kicking LeBron James in his groin during yesterday’s Cleveland Cavaliers-Houston Rockets game. Harden will miss the Rockets game tomorrow versus the East leading Hawks due to the suspension.
The NBA announced they have upgraded a flagrant 1 call on James Harden in Sunday's game to a flagrant 2 and he will be suspended one game.
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) March 2, 2015
Here is the play in which the NBA has suspended Harden for:
Harden is currently averaging 27.1 points (leading the NBA), 6.9 assists, and 5.8 rebounds this season.
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