NBA: Mavericks Game 7 Celebrates ড্র 50K Fine Draw

Phoenix, Arizona - May 15: The Dallas Mavericks' Jalen Brunson manages the # 13 ball in the first half of Game Seven of the second round of the Western Conference NBA Playoffs at the Footprint Center on May 15, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona.  The Mavericks defeated the Sons 123-90.  Note to the User: The User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading or using this photograph, the User agrees to the terms of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Christian Petersen / Getty Images / AFP (Photo by Christian Petersen / Getty Images North America / Getty Images via AFP)

Jalen Brunson of the Dallas Mavericks manages the # 13 ball in the first half of Game Seven of the Western Conference Second Round NBA Playoff at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona on May 15, 2022. Christian Petersen / Getty Images / AFP

The Dallas Mavericks were fined $ 50,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for celebrating a Game 7 victory over top-seeded Phoenix Suns in the first round of the playoffs.

The league has announced that Mavericks violated the rules by pointing to “team bench decorations” as Dallas won 123-90 in Phoenix on Sunday.

According to the NBA statement, “On several occasions, several players and a member of the coaching staff stood for extended periods in the Mavericks team bench area, away from the team bench and on the playing court or occupied. “

The ban sparked a surprise response from Dallas coach Jason Kidd ahead of his team’s Western Conference final opener in San Francisco on Wednesday night.

“I know about fines. We’re trying to figure out what we did wrong to get the fine, “Kidd said. “So, we will see (Thursday) why we have been fined. I mean, who complained? It was a shock, so I don’t think fans were complaining. I thought the boys did what they were supposed to do. They were rejoicing over their sons. So we’ll find out what’s fine. But that’s what it is. “

The league had earlier fined Mavericks $ 25,000 on the same issue during Game 2 of the Sun Series – a contest lost 129-109 in Dallas Phoenix.

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