The Dallas Mavericks had been fined US$25,000 by the NBA on Friday (May 6) after being declared in violation of “rules regarding team bench decorum” throughout Wednesday’s playoff loss in opposition to the Phoenix Suns.
The punishment was introduced by the NBA president of league operations Byron Spruell.
The league mentioned quite a few gamers together with one member of the Dallas teaching workers didn’t observe protocols and stay in designated bench areas throughout the Suns’ 129-109 win in Game 2 in Phoenix. Per the league, the responsible group “stood away from Dallas’ team bench and were on or encroaching upon the playing court during game action.”
With the loss, the Mavericks path their Western Conference semifinal collection 2-0 with Game 3 to be performed Friday evening in Dallas.
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