Wizards assistant coach Mike Batiste suspended

NEW YORK – Washington Wizards assistant coach Mike Batiste has been suspended two games without pay for entering the spectator stands in an attempt to confront a fan, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, President, League Operations.

The incident occurred with 15 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of the Wizards’ 121-100 loss to the Miami Heat on Feb. 7 at Capital One Arena. Batiste will begin serving his suspension tonight when the Wizards play host to the Brooklyn Nets.