FILE PHOTO: March 12, 2022; Salt Lake City, Utah, United States; Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes (22) drives against Utah Jazz center Hassan Whiteside (21) and guard Jared Butler (13) in the second quarter at Vivint Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports
March 15, 2022
The NBA on Monday fined Sacramento Kings’ Richaun Holmes $25,000 for “violently throwing the ball into the stands” over the weekend.
NBA President, League Operations Byron Spruell announced the penalty in a press release.
The incident happened during the Kings’ loss to the Utah Jazz on Saturday. After a made bucket by the Jazz late in the third quarter, the 6-foot-10 Holmes threw a baseball pass that landed a few rows behind the basket at the far end of the court.
Holmes was assessed a technical foul and ejected. He finished the game with seven points and six rebounds in 23 minutes.
Holmes has averaged 10.3 points and 7.3 rebounds in 43 games (37 starts) this season.
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