The Wizards must have seen this coming.
In a battle of the Kelly's from Thursday's Game 3 involving the Wizards and Celtics, Washington's Kelly Oubre will reportedly be suspended by the National Basketball Association for Game 4 due to his role in an incident involving Boston's Kelly Olynyk, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Oubre charged Olynyk and knocked him to the floor with a forearm to the chest.
Game 4 is slated for Sunday in D.C., with tip-off at 6:30 ET.
Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical first reported the suspension on Saturday.
The violation, which brought Oubre a flagrant foul and ejection, took place with 2:48 into the second quarter of Washington's 116-89 home victory over the Celtics on Thursday.
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The suspension really isn't a surprise given the nature of the incident, as most expected Oubre to be held out of at least one game.
Oubre was ejected from the game, and told reporters he reacted angrily because it was the second time he had been hit in the head during a hard screen.
It is a big loss for the Wizards, for whom Oubre is a valuable sixth man.
His absence will likely mean more run for the Wizards starters, and possibly more playing time for reserve Bojan Bogdanovic.
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