Brandon Jennings, Jared Dudley fined by NBA after ejections from Wizards-Suns


Wizards guard Brandon Jennings and Suns forward Jared Dudley have both been fined $35,000 by the NBA after their ejections from Tuesday's game in Phoenix. 

From the league's news release:

Phoenix Suns forward Jared Dudley has been fined $35,000 for escalating an altercation by confronting and making contact with Washington Wizards forward/center Jason Smith. Wizards guard Brandon Jennings has been fined $35,000 for making menacing gestures on the playing court as part of the same incident.

The incident took place in the first half of the game when Jason Smith sent Suns guard Tyler Ulis to the floor with a hard screen. Dudley, who played in Washington last season, jumped in front of Smith and appeared to head-butt him and bump him in the chest. 

As players from both teams began pushing and shoving, Jennings made a gun motion with his hand. Both he and Dudley were ejected. The Wizards went on to win 131-127

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Jennings, who was signed March 1, has averaged two points and four assists off the bench in his four games for Washington. 

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