Magic's Afflalo handed two-game ban for fighting

Orlando Magic guard Arron Afflalo has been suspended for two games without pay for throwing a punch at the Minnesota Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica, the NBA announced on Thursday.

Afflalo and Bjelica were both ejected with 7:28 remaining in the second quarter of the Magic's 108-102 victory over the Timberwolves on Tuesday.

Afflalo will serve his suspension against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday and the Boston Celtics on Sunday.

Bjelica later said he was defending himself, calling Afflalo "wild."

The Timberwolves forward has not been suspended.

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