Dennis Schroder and PJ Tucker fined $25,000 each

2020-08-31T10:07:15+00:00 2020-08-31T10:07:15+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

31/Aug/20 10:07

NBA decided to fine Dennis Schroder and PJ Tucker with 25,000 dollars each for the scuffle in Game 5

By Eurohoops team/

NBA has made a decision regarding the altercation between PJ Tucker and Dennis Schroder in the third quarter of Game 5 between the Houston Rockets and the Oklahoma City Thunder, and both players will be fined with 25,000 dollars.

Per the NBA:

NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2020 – Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schröder has been fined $25,000 for making contact to the groin area of Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker and Tucker has been fined $25,000 for approaching Schröder and making contact with him in escalation of the altercation, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

Upon League Office review, it was determined that Tucker’s contact with Schröder did not meet the standard for a headbutt. The incident, for which Schröder was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected and for which Tucker was assessed a technical foul and ejected, occurred with 6:51 remaining in the third quarter of the Rockets’ 114-80 win over the Thunder on Aug. 29 at The Field House on the campus of ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando.

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