LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP)– Giannis Antetokounmpo has been suspended for Milwaukees last game of the regular season, handed a one-game charge Wednesday for headbutting Washingtons Moe Wagner.Its unknown if Antetokounmpo would have played in Thursdays video game against Memphis anyhow, considered that the Bucks have currently secured the No. 1 overall seed in the NBA playoffs that start next week.Antetokounmpo will be qualified for Game 1 of the Bucks first-round series against Orlando, which will probably be played Monday or Tuesday at Walt Disney World.The event happened Tuesday night, when Wagner took a charge versus Antetokounmpo in the 2nd quarter. Antetokounmpo appeared to be speaking angrily, followed Wagner to the other end and the headbutt happened a couple of seconds later.Antetokounmpo said after the game that the headbutt was a “awful action” which if he “might return, turn back time and go back to that play, I would not do it.” He said he was frustrated by an accumulation of contact, on a night where he had already been granted 12 totally free throws in his very first 10 minutes of play.Antetokounmpo was ejected from the game for the Flagrant-2 foul. He finishes the routine season with averages of 29.5 points, 13.6 rebounds and 5.6 assists, numbers that are most likely sufficient to win him a second consecutive NBA MVP award. ___ More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

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