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Draymond Green avoids suspension but receives $25,000 fine for kicking Steven Adams

Draymond Green avoids suspension but receives $25,000 fine for kicking Steven Adams

It was never a whodunit, only a matter of what the NBA was going to do about it.

The league opted for leniency with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green on Monday, imposing a $25,000 fine and upgrading his kick to the groin of Oklahoma City center Steven Adams in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals to a flagrant-2 foul.

Escaping the wrath of Thunder fans won’t be nearly as easy.

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