76ers' Simmons fined, hit with flagrant for groin hit

NBA.com Global on May 04, 2019 08:07 AM
76ers' Simmons fined, hit with flagrant for groin hit
FILE - PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 15: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers warms up before Game Two of Round One against the Brooklyn Nets during the 2019 NBA Playoffs on April 15, 2019 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA press release

NEW YORK – Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has been fined $20,000 and assessed a Flagrant Foul 1 upon league office review for making contact to the groin of Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

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The incident occurred with 8:36 remaining in the second quarter of the 76ers’ 116-95 win over the Raptors on May 2 (May 3, PHL time) at Wells Fargo Center.

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