Nuggets’ Murray fined $25K for striking Mavericks’ Hardaway Jr. in groin

Check this out, as Nuggets point guard gets hit with a flagrant foul and gets tossed from the game for hitting Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. below the belt.

Denver Nuggets star Jamal Murray has been fined $25,000 for striking Tim Hardaway Jr. in the groin area during the third quarter of the team’s Jan. 25 victory over the Dallas Mavericks, the NBA announced Wednesday.

The incident, for which Murray received a flagrant-two foul and was ejected, happened with 4:51 left in the third of the Nuggets’ 117-113 win.

The Kitchener, Ont., product is averaging a career-best 19.3 points per game along with 3.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists across 16 games for the Nuggets this season.

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