The NBA announced Carmelo Anthony’s flagrant foul 2 will stand but has rescinded the flagrant issued to Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook.
The league fined Westbrook, Paul George and coach Billy Donovan $15,000 apiece for their criticisms of the officials after the call against Anthony in a game against Portland on Sunday.
Westbrook was issued a flagrant foul 1 against Sacramento on Tuesday.
Both were unusual plays in that flagrant fouls are usually called against defensive players. Instead, Anthony and Westbrook were whistled for contact they created while attempting...