NBA Suspends Pacers' Hibbert, Golden State's Lee for Tuesday Altercation
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Photo courtesy NBA)
The NBA has leveled suspensions and fines against five players following an altercation during Tuesday night's Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
The Pacers' Roy Hibbert and Golden State's David Lee are each suspended for one game without pay for starting the fight.
Hibbert will serve his suspension on Thursday in the Pacers' home game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Lee will miss the Warriors' road game tonight (Wednesday) at the New York Knicks.
The Warriors' Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson and the Pacers' Lance Stephenson must pay $35,000 each for escalating the altercation.
The incident happened in the fourth quarter of the game. The Pacers went on to win, 108-97.