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NBA suspends Bell for kicking Bargnani

NEW YORK -- Phoenix Suns guard Raja Bell was suspended for
one game without pay by the NBA on Friday for kicking Toronto's
Andrea Bargnani.

The incident occurred in the third quarter of a game in Toronto
on Wednesday night.

Bell, in his second year with Phoenix and his seventh in the
NBA, is averaging a career-high 15.2 points. He's fifth in the
league with 2.7 3-pointers per game.

Bell served the suspension Friday night when the Suns faced the
Miami Heat.

Phoenix coach Mike D'Antoni said he understands the suspension
but believes Bell's contention that he did nothing intentionally.

"I feel sorry for him. That's the biggest thing," D'Antoni
said. "He feels bad about it, and he really didn't think he did
anything.