Smart gets 3-game ban; fan denies making slur

Posted: February 10, 2014 at 2 a.m.

Oklahoma State head coach Travis Ford, center, Marcus Smart and Markel Brown(22) speak to the referee after Smart shoved a fan during a NCAA college basketball game in Lubbock, Texas, Saturday, Feb, 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Tori Eichberger) ALL LOCAL TV OUT

STILLWATER, Okla. — Marcus Smart was quiet and subdued as he apologized at a podium Sunday, a demeanor in stark contrast to the one that resulted in suspension hours earlier.

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