NEW YORK (AP) — Draymond Green has been fined $25,000 but not suspended by the NBA for kicking Oklahoma City’s Steven Adams in the groin.READ MORE: Governor Abbott Proposes Parental Bill of Rights As Part of Re-Election Campaign
The league also upgraded the foul to a flagrant 2, which would have resulted in an automatic ejection had officials given it that ruling when it happened.
But Green will be on the floor when the Warriors try to even the Western Conference finals at 2-2 on Tuesday at Oklahoma City.READ MORE: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Refuses To Hand Over January 6 Records
Green was called for a fragrant foul 1 after he was fouled by Adams with 5:57 remaining in the second quarter and kicked his leg up into Adams’ groin.
Though the Thunder felt it was intentional, Green and Warriors coach Steve Kerr said they believed the flagrant would actually be rescinded by the league.MORE NEWS: Dallas ISD: A Lot Involved In Keeping Doors Open During COVID-19 Surge
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