Kings Guard Rondo Suspended 1 Game for Dispute With Official

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game without pay after a dispute with an official during a loss last week in Mexico City.

The NBA announced the penalty Friday. The Kings next play on Tuesday night at home against Houston.

The league said Rondo directed a derogatory and offensive term toward an official on Dec. 3 during a game against Boston and then didn’t leave the court in a timely manner after being ejected.

Rondo was given two technical fouls and tossed midway through the third quarter.