TheLakersNation.com has learned that Derek Fisher has been suspended for one game for the flagrant 2 foul on Scola. Kobe Bryant and Ron Artest were both not suspended though Kobe’s “elbow” has been upgraded to a flagrant 1 and will be fined.
UPDATE: The following press release has been released…
RealGM: Fisher has been suspended for striking Houston’s Luis Scola with his shoulder and head with 13.2 seconds remaining in the third period of the Lakers’ 111-98 win last night over the visiting Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals at STAPLES Center. Fisher received a Flagrant Foul Penalty Two and was ejected from the game at the time of the play.
Jackson also announced that the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant has been assessed a Flagrant Foul Penalty One for elbowing Houston’s Ron Artest in the chest area with 6:57 remaining in the fourth period of last night’s game.