Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell was involved in an on-court brawl with Memphis Grizzlies' Dillon Brooks after the latter punched the 26-year-old in the groin. The Cavaliers guard and other legendary players criticized Brooks for his 'dirty play' on Mitchell as both the players got ejected in the third quarter of the game on Thursday night.
After this on-court altercation, the NBA has handed punishment for both the plyers. While the Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks has been handed one-game suspension without pay, Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell has been fined USD 20,000.
Talking about this fight, it broke out in the third quarter when Evam Mobley blocked Brooks’ layup attempt as the latter went on the floor. While Brooks was on the floor, he threw a cheap shot on Mitchell who picked the rebound. Following the low blow, Mitchell fell on the ground and immediately threw the ball that forced his ejection from the game.
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