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Hornets' Jason Smith gets two-game suspension

New Orleans Hornets forward-centre Jason Smith has been suspended two games for his flagrant foul against the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin this week, the National Basketball Association said on Friday.

Smith made excessive contract with the upper body of Griffin during the fourth quarter of the Hornets' win in New Orleans on Thursday, the league said.

Smith will miss games against San Antonio on Saturday and at the Clippers on Monday.

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