Chris Paul fined but not suspended for ref contact

NBA.com Global on Apr 30, 2019 06:28 AM
Chris Paul fined but not suspended for ref contact
FILE - SALT LAKE CITY, UT - APRIL 22: Chris Paul #3 of the Houston Rockets goes to the basket against the Utah Jazz during Game Four of Round One of the 2019 NBA Playoffs on April 22, 2019 at vivint.SmartHome Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA press release

NEW YORK – Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul has been fined $35,000 for aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact with a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

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The incident, for which Paul received his second technical foul and an automatic ejection, occurred with 4.4 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of the Rockets’ 104-100 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, April 28 (April 29, PHL time) at Oracle Arena.

To view the incident, click here.

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