Knicks' Portis fined $25K for reckless foul

NEW YORK — New York Knicks forward-center Bobby Portis has been fined $25,000 for recklessly making contact above the shoulders of an airborne shooter, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, for which Portis was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected, occurred with 8:02 remaining in the second quarter of the Knicks’ 117-87 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Jan. 7 at Staples Center.