Jimmy Butler, TJ Warren fined for altercation

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Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat and TJ Warren of the Indiana Pacers have been fined $35,000 and $25,000 respectively for their roles in an altercation on Jan. 8.

Butler was fined for “engaging in an altercation and escalating the incident on social media postgame,” while Warren was fined for “engaging in an altercation and making an obscene gesture following his ejection,” according to NBA communications.

NBA writer Tim Reynolds put the players’ fines in perspective in this interesting tweet: