Clippers’ Marcus Morris Sr. fined $35,000 for striking Luka Doncic — Press Telegram

The NBA fined Clippers forward Marcus Morris Sr. $35,000 for “recklessly striking Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic” above the shoulders, according Kiki VanDeWeghe, the league’s executive vice president of basketball operations. In the NBA’s news release announcing the fine, the league stated that the amount of the fine – which was announced Wednesday, on Morris…

Clippers’ Marcus Morris Sr. fined $35,000 for striking Luka Doncic — Press Telegram

In the NBA’s news release announcing the fine, the league stated that the amount of the fine – which was announced Wednesday, on Morris Sr.’s 31st birthday – took into account the fact that Morris was disciplined on prior occasions for physical altercations on the court.

The incident that drew the fine came with 1:07 remaining in Game 6 of the Clippers’ Western Conference first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks – a 111-97 closeout victory for L.A., which begins second-round action against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday.

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