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The NBA officially announced the penalties for the altercation between Nikola Jokic and Markieff Morris in the Nuggets – Heat game.

Nikola Jokic has been suspended for one game without pay for shoving Morris. Meanwhile, Markieff Morris fined $50,000 for committing a Flagrant Foul 2 on Jokic that initiated an on-court altercation. For his part, Jimmy Butler fined $30,000 for attempting to escalate the altercation.

The Serbian center will miss Denver’s next game vs the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. On the other hand, Butler will be good to go vs the Lakers, whereas Morris will be out with neck whiplash.

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