Butler made obscene acts, Morris interfered with the game while he was out, and the franchise posted it online; all punished.
Ang NBA announced economic sanctions for Jimmy Butler, Markieff Morris and in Miami Heat for events that occurred when the stars were not part of the game in which they removed from the first round of the playoffs the Atlanta Hawks with a score of 4-1, after winning the fifth game by 97-94.
Jimmy Butler He did not play because of knee pain. But after his teammate’s second consecutive triple Max Strus he was seen committing lewd acts and must pay 15 thousand dollars.
The Heat player is accumulating fines for 70 thousand dollars this season. In November he was fined $ 35,000 for his part in the Heat-Nuggets brawl and in February they charged him with others $ 25,000 for violating league interview rules on the weekend of all star game.
Markieff Morriswhile I’m on the bench, held De’André Hunter when he went to the corner of the bench Heat and did not allow the normal performance of the action. They filed a technical foul on Morris and must pay 25 thousand dollars.
Eventually, the Florida franchise was also fined another $ 15,000 for posting Butler’s video on its social media. The team immediately deleted the video.
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