Suns' Booker fined for altercation with Dieng

Official release

Jan 24, 2019 4:28 PM ET

Devin Booker had to be restrained while trying to follow Gorgui Dieng into the locker rooms.

NEW YORK -- Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has been fined $25,000 for escalating an on-court altercation by pushing Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng in the face, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. 

The incident, for which Booker and Dieng were each assessed a technical foul and ejected, occurred with 5:24 remaining in the third quarter of the Timberwolves’ 118-91 win over the Suns on Jan. 22 at Talking Stick Resort Arena.


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