Lakers' Howard fined for flagrant on Faried
By Official release
POSTED: Dec 27, 2012 8:39 PM ET
NEW YORK — Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard has been fined $35,000 for his Flagrant Foul Two against Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The incident, in which Howard made excessive contact with Faried above the shoulders, occurred with 5:02 remaining in the third quarter of the Lakers' 126-114 loss to the Nuggets at Pepsi Center on December 26.