NBA fines Monroe, Russell, Young in Bucks-Lakers altercation
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined Milwaukee’s Greg Monroe and the Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell and Nick Young for their roles in an altercation during a game.
Monroe was penalized $35,000 for shoving Young above the shoulders, the league announced Sunday. Young was fined $25,000 for initiating the altercation by shoving Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon, and the league said Russell entered the altercation and pushed Monroe, docking him $15,000.
All three players were given technical fouls and ejected for the altercation that came with 36 seconds remaining in the third quarter of the Bucks’ 107-103 victory in Los Angeles on Friday.