NBA fines Thunder’s Schroder $25,000 for run-in with ref

Agence France-Presse
NBA fines Thunder’s Schroder $25,000 for run-in with ref
Dennis Schroder gets fined after the Thunder guard batted the forearm of a referee



NEW YORK, USA – Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder has been fined $25,000 for intentionally making contact with a game official, the NBA announced on Saturday, December 28 (Sunday, December 29, Philippine time).

The German player received a technical foul for the incident, which occurred with 1:20 remaining in the 3rd quarter of Oklahoma City’s 104-102 overtime victory over the Hornets in Charlotte on Friday.

Schroder, irked that officials failed to call a foul on Charlotte’s Cody Zeller, batted the forearm of referee CJ Washington.

Schroder came off the bench to score 24 points in the victory. –


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