Miami Heat star guard Dwyane Wade has been suspended one game by the NBA for his shot to the groin of Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Sessions. During the game, Wade did not receive a foul for his low blow, but it was clear to those watching that Wade had cruel intentions when he flung his leg into the man region of Sessions.
Following the game, Sessions was unhappy that Wade did not receive a foul for his shot to the groin. Like those watching, Sessions believed that the blow was intentional.
“I thought he did it on purpose and it wasn’t called,” said Sessions.
The NBA announced that the one-game suspension for Wade is punishment for “flailing his leg and making contact with the groin ” of Sessions.
On the season, Wade is averaging 20.2 points and 4.6 assists per game. The Heat will travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons Thursday night.