Trail Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic and Heat’s Tyler Herro fined for fighting

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Calls for the NBA to suspend Jusuf Nurkic and Tyler Herro for their fight have gone unheeded.

The Trail Blazers center and Heat Warden escape with simple fines.

NBA release:

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic and Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro were each fined $ 25,000 for their role in an altercation on the field, Byron Spruell, president of operations, announced today. League.

Following a screen on the ball set up by Nurkic who threw Herro onto the pitch, Herro sparked the altercation by chasing Nurkic and pushing him from the back. Nurkic retaliated by pushing on Herro’s face with an open left hand.

The incident, for which Nurkic and Herro each received a technical foul and were ejected, came with 59.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter of Miami’s 115-109 win over Portland on Jan. 5.

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