Atlanta Hawks rookie Dennis Schroder receives suspension

DeMarcus Cousins #36 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team brings the ball up the court during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013
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Atlanta Hawks rookie guard Dennis Schroder receives a one-game suspension.

Atlanta Hawks rookie guard Dennis Schroder has received a one-game suspension for hitting Sacramento Kings star DeMarcus Cousins.

The NBA made an official announcement on Thursday, after the incident occurred during the Hawks' 105-100 win on Tuesday night.

Schroder was suspended for "striking DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings in the groin", according to the official statement.

While Cousins was upset that the call wasn't made on the court, Schroder has now received punishment and will be fined a game's pay.

Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Philadelphia 76ers poses for a portrait during the 2013 NBA rookie photo shoot at the MSG Training Center on August 6, 2013
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