Philadelphia 76ers center Dwight Howard was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Friday for picking up his 16th technical foul of the season.
The league said he will serve the suspension Friday night when the 76ers play the first of two home games against the Orlando Magic to close the regular season. Into season debut
Howard’s technical came with 10:19 left in the second quarter of a 106-94 loss to the Heat in Miami on Thursday night. For every two additional technicals during the regular season, a one-game suspension without pay follows.