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Kings rookie Thomas Robinson suspended two games for elbow to Jonas Jerebko's throat

By Royce Young | NBA writer

UPDATE: The league announced late Wednesday that Robinson has been suspended two games for the elbow, meaning he'll miss games Friday against the Spurs and Sunday against the Lakers.

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Rookies often make bad decisions. And Thomas Robinson made a really bad one Wednesday night against the Pistons.

Early in the fourth quarter, the Kings forward was ejected for throwing a nasty elbow to the throat of Pistons forward Jonas Jerebko. The foul was immediately called a Flagrant 2, and Robinson was tossed.

After remaining on the floor for a few moments, Jerebko was able to get up and appeared to be fine.

Robinson, obviously recognizing his mistake, took to Twitter to apologize following the game:

It's very likely Robinson will be receiving further discliplinary action from the league. For a reference point, Metta World Peace was suspended seven games for this elbow to James Harden last season. And World Peace was a repeat offender. So a game or two sounds about right for Robinson.

Video via The Point Forward

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