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Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia fined $15,000 for striking Miami forward

CHARLOTTE — Warriors center Zaza Pachulia has been fined $15,000 for striking Miami forward Luke Babbitt in the face, the NBA announced Wednesday afternoon. While running back on defense, near the top of the key, Pachulia hit Babbitt in the face with his open palm. Pachulia was assessed a flagrant foul, and Babbitt received a technical foul. The Warriors receivedone foul shot, and the Heat got two free-throw tries and the ball. “I heard today (Pachulia) got fined for whatever happened the other night,” head coach Steve Kerr said before Golden State’s win over the Hornets on...

Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia fined for striking Heat’s Luke Babbitt

Warriors center Zaza Pachulia has been fined $15,000 for striking Heat forward Luke Babbitt in the face, the NBA announced Wednesday afternoon. While running back on defense, near the top of the key, Pachulia hit Babbitt in the face with his open palm. Pachulia was assessed a flagrant foul, while Babbitt received a technical foul.

Zaza Pachulia fined $15,000 for blow to Heat's Luke Babbitt

The brief dustup between Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia and Miami Heat forward Luke Babbitt didn't end with Monday's game at AmericanAirlines Arena. Instead it ended Wednesday, with the NBA fining Pachulia $15,000 for striking Babbitt in the face with an open palm. Pachulia was issued...
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Golden State’s Zaza Pachulia fined for hitting Luke Babbitt

Golden State’s Zaza Pachulia fined for hitting Luke Babbitt

NBA rules on incident between the two players. The NBA has announced that Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia was fined $15,000 for striking Miami Heat forward Luke Babbitt in the face. The minor skirmish, which resulted in a technical foul for Babbitt and a flagrant foul called on Pachulia, occurred with 6:51 remaining of the fourth quarter in the Heat’s eventual 105-102 victory over the Warriors. Babbitt was not accessed any further penalty by the NBA. Do you think Pachulia got off easy or was this the appropriate punishment? Should he have been ejected during the game? Share...
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NBA fines Warriors center Zaza Pachulia

Programming note: Warriors-Hornets coverage starts today at 4pm with Warriors Pregame Live on CSN Bay Area, and streaming live right here.Zaza Pachulia was fined $15,000 for striking Heat forward Luke Babbitt in the face, the NBA announced on Wednesday.The incident occured with 6:51 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Warriors' loss in Miami on Monday night.Pachulia was assessed a flagrant foul, and Babbitt was hit with a technical.

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