Lakers News: Rajon Rondo Fined $35,000 For Unsportsmanlike Physical Contact With Dennis Schroder – LakersNation.com

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Rajon Rondo was fined $35,000 for unsportsmanlike physical contact with Dennis Schroder and verbal abuse of a game official, the NBA officially announced on Nov. 23.

In a rare home-and-home situation between the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder, Rondo and Schroder received double technicals early in the second quarter.

While the double technicals served as a warning to both players in the first half, Rondo later kneed Schroder in the groin area early in the fourth quarter. After review, the 33-year-old was assessed a flagrant foul two and was ejected.

Rondo also did not leave the court in a timely manner.

Despite being shorthanded at the point guard position without Rondo and Avery Bradley, the Lakers still defeated the Thunder 130-127 to begin their four-game road trip.

As Rondo was only fined and not suspended any games, he addre

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