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[December 06, 2016]    Dec 5 (The Sports Xchange) - The Chicago Bulls suspended point guard Rajon Rondo one game on Monday for "conduct detrimental to the team."


Rondo, 30, was to serve his one-game suspension Monday night when the Bulls host the Portland Trail Blazers, the team announced. Rondo had an emotional exchange with associate head coach Jim Boylen during and after Saturday night's 107-82 loss to the Dallas Mavericks, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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Sacramento Kings forward Matt Barnes is wanted for questioning after an alleged confrontation at a New York City nightclub early Monday morning.

The New York City Police Department confirmed it received reports that an alleged assault occurred at Avenue Nightclub in Manhattan after the Kings' 106-98 road loss Sunday night to the Knicks. Police said a man choked a woman and two others --- a man and a woman --- were assaulted as they attempted to intervene, according to USA Today.

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The Memphis Grizzlies signed veteran point guard Toney Douglas under the NBA's hardship rule.

The move comes a week after Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley broke several bones on the vertebrae in his lower back. (Editing by Frank Pingue)

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