Boston center Kevin Garnett (white uniform) restrained after throwing elbow

*Kevin Garnett is goner for game 2 of the Boston-Miami playoff series.

The Celtics center was suspended for one game by the NBA on Sunday for hitting Quentin Richardson of the Miami Heat in the head with an elbow with 40 seconds left in Boston’s 85-76 win in Game 1 on Saturday night.

The league also fined Richardson $25,000.

The altercation occurred near Miami’s bench while Boston’s Paul Pierce lay on the floor with an apparent right shoulder injury.

Garnett said he wanted to make room for Pierce as Heat players stood nearby. During the confrontation, Garnett and Richardson exchanged words. Watch below: