The NBA changed a common foul call on Dwight Howard and upgraded it to a flagrant foul resulting in a suspension.
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By Vincent Frank
Even if the Houston Rockets had pulled off a win against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, they would have likely been without center Dwight Howard for the following game.
The NBA announced on Friday that Howard has been suspended for the first game of the 2015-16 season for throwing an elbow at Andre Iguodala.