The NBA has suspended Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade one game without pay for kneeing Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Sessions in the groin, the league announced Thursday.
Wade is scheduled to sit out Friday's game at the Detroit Pistons.
The incident happened early in the fourth quarter Wednesday. Replays showed Wade walked the ball up the court, stopped as Sessions moved over to cover him and then flailed his left leg between the legs of the Bobcats player.
Referees called a foul on Sessions at the time.