Knicks' Quincy Acy suspended one game for foul on John Wall

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Friday December 26th, 2014

New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy has been suspended one game for committing a flagrant foul 2 against Washington Wizards guard John Wall on Christmas, the NBA announced on Friday.

With 5:31 remaining in Thursday's game, Acy was whistled for a hard foul that knocked Wall to the ground. Wall stood up and pushed Acy in the chest, and Acy appeared to take a swing at Wall before holding back. The two were then separated by players and officials. Acy was ejected and Wall received a technical foul.

Wall was also fined $15,000 for "escalating the incident" by shoving Acy, according to the league.

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Acy, 24, is averaging 5.1 points and 4.9 rebounds in his first season with the Knicks. He finished Thursday's loss with four points and two rebounds as the Knicks fell to 5-26 after a 102-91 loss. He will serve his suspension on Saturday when the Knicks play at the Sacramento Kings.

Wall finished the game with 24 points, 11 assists and six rebounds. The Wizards are 20-8 and in third place in the Eastern Conference.

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