Originally written December 28, 2012 on NBA Injury News:
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Kicking and punching the groin area seems to be the common go-to move of frustration in the NBA.  Dwyane Wade has become the second player to be suspended this season for a shot to the groin.  He will miss one game after kicking Ramon Sessions.According to Adi Joseph of USA Today Sports, Wade was suspended for one game after the NBA reviewed the video of the game.  The play was not whistled by referees during the game, and Wade was not asked about the kick after the game.  He has spoken about it via Twitter since the suspension was announced.I'm far from being a dirty player + my intent was never 2 kick Ramon Sessions. I just reacted to the contact that I got from him....— Way of WADE (@DwyaneWade) December 28, 2012More than anything, I think of my boys watchin me be4 retaliating 2ward any player. Im moving 4ward + ready 2 get back on the court in MIL.— Way of WADE (@DwyaneWade) December 28, 2012The groin kick came Wednesday when the Miami Heat were playing the Charlotte Bobcats.  Wade will serve the suspension tonight.  Wade is averaging 20.2 points per game and 4.6 assists per game this season.  The Heat are 20-6 and lead the Southeast Division. Follow @hoopsinjurynews!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.nbainjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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