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Friday May 2nd, 2014

Zach Randolph said he would like to retire in Memphis. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images) Zach Randolph led Memphis in scoring and rebounding in the regular season. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

The NBA suspended Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph for one game without pay for punching Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams during Game 6 of the teams' first-round series, the league announced.

Randolph will not play in Game 7 in Oklahoma City pm Saturday night.  

Randolph first elbowed Adams in the stomach with his left elbow, then he hit Adams with his right hand in the jaw with 6:42 left in the fourth quarter.

The Thunder routed the Grizzlies 104-84 to tie up the series at three games apiece.MAHONEY: 12 things you may have missed from the first round of the NBA playoffs

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