January 2021 Basketball Wiretap

Markieff Morris, DeMarcus Cousins Fined For On-Court Alteraction

Jan 12, 2021 1:51 PM

Markieff Morris has been fined $35,000 and DeMarcus Cousins has been fined $10,000 for their roles in an on-court altercation.

The incident, which occurred with 2:15 remaining in the first quarter of the Lakers’ 120-102 victory over the Rockets on Jan. 10 at Toyota Center, began when Morris committed a Flagrant Foul 1 by knocking Rockets forward Jae’Sean Tate to the ground.

Cousins continued the incident by shoving Morris to the floor, for which Cousins was assessed a technical foul. Morris further escalated the situation by charging after Cousins, shoving him and continuing to aggressively pursue him. Morris was assessed a technical foul and ejected.

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Tags: Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBA Fines

Jordan Clarkson Fined $25K For Contact With Official

Jan 2, 2021 1:08 AM

Jordan Clarkson was fined $25,000 for making contact with an official on Thursday night.

The incident occurred in the second quarter of the Jazz's 106-95 loss to the Suns. 


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NBA Fines James Johnson, Cody Martin, Caleb Martin

Jan 1, 2021 3:19 PM

The NBA fined three players stemming from their roles during a game this week between the Dallas Mavericks and Charlotte Hornets.

James Johnson was fined $40,000. For the Hornets, Cody Martin lost $25,000 and Caleb Martin $20,000.

The incident happened with about 2:40 left in Wednesday's game, a 118-99 victory by Charlotte.

The NBA said Johnson deliberately pushed Cody Martin out of bounds, "aggressively confronting him and initiating the incident."


Tags: Charlotte Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, NBA, NBA Fines