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Bucks' O.J. Mayo Ejected for Punching Pelicans' Greg Stiemsma in Throat

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Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIMarch 8, 2014

Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo is likely going to be in trouble for this one.

During Friday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Mayo was caught on a hard screen by center Greg Stiemsma. Mayo was obviously upset about the screen, as he retaliated by punching Stiemsma in the throat.

UPDATE: Saturday, March 8, 2:40 p.m. ET

Chris Mannix from SI.com is reporting that Mayo has been suspended for one game for "forcibly striking" Stiemsma.

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You can see a video of the altercation below.

Mayo was ejected for the punch, and should be expecting a call from the league office soon.

After the game, Charles Gardner from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel providing the following quote from Mayo over Twitter.

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