The NBA doled out fines to three players on Friday for their roles in an on-court altercation between the Dallas Mavericks and Charlotte Hornets earlier this week.
Mavericks forward James Johnson was fined $40,000, and Hornets forwards Cody Martin and Caleb Martin were docked $25,000 and $20,000, respectively.
The incident occurred with 2:40 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Hornets’ 118-99 victory over the Mavericks on Wednesday in Dallas.
Johnson, who received a technical and was ejected, was fined for deliberately pushing Cody Martin out of bounds, aggressively confronting him, and initiating the incident.
Cody Martin, who received a technical and was ejected, was fined for pushing Johnson in retaliation and making contact with a game official.
Caleb Martin was fined for entering the altercation and making contact with a game official.