Dallas Mavericks middle Kristaps Porzingis has been fined $50,000 by the NBA on Tuesday after apparently visiting a membership in LA after their first playoff win towards the Los Angeles Clippers.
In response to the league, Porzingis attended a membership on Sunday evening after their 113-106 Recreation 1 victory at Staples Heart, which was Saturday evening.
Per NBA Guidelines, Gamers are prohibited “from going into any bar, membership, lounge or related institution, whatever the participant’s vaccination standing.”
Porzingis did play within the Mavericks 127-121 Recreation 2 victory to take a commanding 2-0 lead again to Dallas.
The league “decided that his attendance [at the club] didn’t create dangers associated to the unfold of COVID-19.”
It is usually value noting that it’s unclear whether or not or not Porzingis has obtained a COVID vaccine.
Kristaps Porzingis is coming off a daily season the place he averaged 20.1 factors and eight.9 rebounds per recreation.
In Recreation 2 he was 8-12, 3-4 from three level vary, with 20 factors, three steals, and a couple of blocks.
Recreation 3 is Friday on the American Airways Heart with the Mavs anticipating extra followers at residence than there have been at Staples Heart.