Suns’ P.J. Tucker suspended one game for elbowing

Suns forward P.J. Tucker, on floor, left, gets in an altercation with Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right.

PHOENIX — The NBA has suspended Phoenix starting forward P.J. Tucker for one game for elbowing Blake Griffin in the chin in the Suns’ loss to the Clippers in Loss Angeles on Monday night.

Tucker will sit out Wednesday night’s home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Tucker was ejected after the altercation. The elbowing occurred as the two fell to the floor entangled while going for a rebound with 5-1/2 minutes to go in the game.