Indiana's Hibbert, Golden State's Lee Suspended
NBA Official Release
February 27, 2013
NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 – Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations announced suspensions and fines today following an altercation last night between the Indiana Pacers and Golden State Warriors that moved into the seating area.
Indiana’s Roy Hibbert and Golden State’s David Lee have each been suspended one game without pay for instigating the altercation. The Warriors’ Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson and the Pacers’ Lance Stephenson have each been fined $35,000 for escalating the altercation.
The incident occurred with 6:10 remaining in the fourth quarter of Indiana’s 108-97 win over Golden State at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Feb. 26.
Hibbert will serve his suspension on Thursday, Feb. 28 when the Pacers host the Los Angeles Clippers. Lee will miss the Warriors’ game tonight vs. the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.