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NBA notes: Russell Westbrook has flagrant foul rescinded but Carmelo Anthony's stands

NBA notes: Russell Westbrook has flagrant foul rescinded but Carmelo Anthony's stands

The NBA announced Carmelo Anthony’s flagrant foul 2 will stand but has rescinded the flagrant issued to Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook.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...

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