Posted Mar 5, 2013 4:38 PM
NEW YORK -- Serge Ibaka of the Oklahoma City Thunder has been fined $25,000 for striking Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers in the groin area, it was announced Tuesday by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The incident, which was called a Flagrant Foul 1 on the floor and upgraded to a Flagrant Foul 2 upon league office review, occurred with 1:52 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Thunder's 108-104 win over the Clippers on Sunday, March 3 at Staples Center.
Wesley Matthews misses on the 3-pointer, Damian Lillard tries the putback, and LaMarcus Aldridge cleans up with the tip-in.
With the Blazers down three, Damian Lillard fakes to to get his defender in the air and rattles in the 3-pointer.
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