Hawks' Smith suspended 2 games for elbowing Bell

Updated: December 6, 2005, 2:34 PM ET
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NEW YORK -- The NBA suspended Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith two games without pay Tuesday for elbowing Phoenix Suns guard Raja Bell on Sunday.

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The incident occurred with 10:31 remaining in the third quarter of the Hawks' 112-94 loss to the Suns at America West Arena.

Smith will serve his suspension against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night and against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday.

NBA senior vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson made the announcement.