Dillon Brooks Fined $35K By NBA

Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks has been fined $35K by the NBA, the league announced today in a press release (Twitter link).

According to the NBA’s release, the fine was a result of the “unsportsmanlike act of shoving a camera person on the sideline after pursuing a loose ball.”

The incident in question occurred with 2:40 left in the second quarter of the Grizzlies’ loss in Miami on Wednesday. Brooks was attempting to get to the ball before it bounced out of bounds near midcourt and fell into a camera person. In the process, he appeared to extend his left arm and push the camera person to the ground (video link).

This isn’t the first time Brooks has heard from the NBA this season. He was suspended for one game in February following an on-court altercation with Cavaliers star Donovan Mitchell. Brooks was also the first player to accumulate 16 technical fouls, resulting in a one-game suspension earlier this month.

Brooks is earning $11.4MM in the final year of his current contract, so the $35K fine represents about 0.3% of his salary.

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