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Lakers' Rajon Rondo fined $35,000 for unsportsmanlike physical contact

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NEW YORK — Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo has been fined $35,000 for making unsportsmanlike physical contact with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder, verbal abuse of a game official, and failing to leave the court in a timely manner upon his ejection, it was announced Saturday by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident involving Rondo and Schroder, for which Rondo was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected, occurred with 10:20 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Lakers’ 130-127 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Nov. 22 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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