KyleBerke
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Draymond Green fined but not suspended for kick to groin
The NBA elected not to suspend Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green for his kick to the groin area of Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Sunday. Green's foul was upgraded from a flagrant foul 1 to a flagrant foul 2, with a $25,000 fine attached, but the league has decided not to issue a suspension. He now has three flagrant foul points this postseason, and one more would result in an automatic suspension. Green and Golden State coach Steve Kerr had been lobbying for the flagrant foul to be rescinded, insisting the kick was unintentional. Though Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA's executive vice president of basketball operations, said in a statement that Green's actions were "unnecessary and excessive and warranted the upgrade and fine," he seemed to agree with Green's explanation that he was exaggerating his shooting motion. The Warriors, seeking their second straight NBA title, trail the Thunder 2-1 in the best-of-seven series after Sunday's 133-105 loss. Game 4 is Tuesday night in Oklahoma City.
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It's rigged
a year ago·Reply
I swear David Stern never left
a year ago·Reply
@KyleBerke And what's with the $25,000 fine on Green versus $80 fine for Dahntay Jones?
a year ago·Reply
I don't even know at this point. I'm sure David Goodell knows
a year ago·Reply
Yo...it was totally unintentional. He was falling down trying to get a foul called on him and he was simply trying to balance himself on one foot!
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