Rod Thorn, president of basketball operations for the NBA, said in an official statement that Mayo "has been suspended one game without pay for forcibly striking" Stiemsma.
Mayo, who will sit out the Bucks' game against the
The Pelicans went on to win the game, 112-104, in overtime.
Mayo, 26, is a six-year veteran with his third team in three seasons. He's averaging 11.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists a game this season. He has career averages of 14.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists a game.
Mayo, who is 6-foot-4, averaged 20.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists a game in 2007-08 for USC, which went 21-12 and lost in the first round of the