Suns' Booker fined for altercation with Dieng

NBA.com Global on Jan 25, 2019 07:04 AM
Suns' Booker fined for altercation with Dieng
FILE - MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - JANUARY 14: Devin Booker #1 of the Phoenix Suns shoots the ball against the San Antonio Spurs as part of NBA Global Games at Arena Ciudad de Mexico on January 14, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA press release

NEW YORK - Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has been fined $25,000 for escalating an on-court altercation by pushing Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng in the face, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, for which Booker and Dieng were each assessed a technical foul and ejected, occurred with 5:24 remaining in the third quarter of the Timberwolves’ 118-91 win over the Suns on Jan. 22 (Jan. 23, PHL time) at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

To view the incident, click here.

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