The NBA announced the fine on Friday. The play happened midway through the second quarter with the Heat leading 41-32.
San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker has a mild right hamstring strain and hopes he can play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday.
The San Antonio Spurs spent most of the past week resting, answering the same questions from the media and battering each other during practice.
LeBron James scored 32 points, ailing Dwyane Wade matched his best effort of this postseason with 21 points, and the Heat ran away from the Pacers 99-76 on Monday night.
Here comes the ultimate game. To the winner, a trip to the NBA Finals. To the loser, an offseason loaded with regret. It’s that simple now for the champion Heat and the confident Pacers.
James scored 16 of his 30 points in the 3rd quarter and the Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 90-79 in Game 5 on Thursday night.
Miami’s LeBron James and Indiana’s David West and Lance Stephenson have all been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping policy.
The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
It may seem as if the Spurs are playing for an NBA title every year. Tim Duncan and Tony Parker know only too well how very long it’s been since their last chance.
Anthony first hurt his left shoulder on April 14 against the Pacers. Now it seems he played the entire playoff run — 12 games — with a partially torn labrum.
Tony Parker had 20 points and nine assists, and the San Antonio Spurs made a franchise postseason-record 14 3-pointers in routing Memphis 105-83 on Sunday.
Tim Duncan had 19 points and six rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and the Spurs held off a rally to eliminate the Warriors with a 94-82 win on Thursday.