After the Golden State Warriors’ 115-107 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night, All-Star forward Draymond Green was asked his thoughts on the $25,000 fine he was handed by the league for his role in Friday’s altercation with Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal.
Beal, Green fined while 2 Wizards suspended The NBA has suspended Washington Wizards guard Carrick Felix and forward Markieff Morris for one game for leaving the bench during an altercation between Bradley Beal and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green on Friday.
The incident started when Beal drove toward the basket and had his shot blocked by Green with 23 seconds left in the first half of a 120-117 Warriors victory.
The Wizards maintained possession, but as the two jostled for position in the paint, Beal hit Green in the face from behind.
Green then grabbed Beal, and the two got locked up.
Beal was fined $50,000 for initiating the incident.
I got hit and didn’t even hit back and got fined.
“And then for him to get fined only $50,000 and I get fined $25,000.
“I know [the league is] not the biggest fan of me, and that’s fine, but don’t be so obvious that you’re not the biggest fan of me.”