Fan who uttered slur at Mutombo banned from games in 2006-07

Updated: October 30, 2006, 7:31 PM ET
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NEW YORK - The NBA and the Orlando Magic announced Monday that a fan who uttered a racial slur at Houston Rockets center Dikembe Mutombo earlier this week has been banned from Magic home games and has had his season tickets rescinded.

The fan also will be banned from attending NBA games at any other arena for the 2006-07 season.

The incident took place on Thursday in the third quarter of Orlando's 94-90 preseason victory against Houston. Mutombo had to be restrained by a referee, and the fan was ejected from the game.

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