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NBA fines Paul $35K for confronting official

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Chris Paul made contact with an official during Game 1 against the Warriors.

NEW YORK – Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul has been fined $35,000 for aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact with a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, for which Paul received his second technical foul and an automatic ejection, occurred with 4.4 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of the Rockets’ 104-100 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, April 28 at Oracle Arena.

The incident occurred with 4.4 seconds left in the 4th quarter of Game 1.

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