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Three players suspended, two fined for Grizzlies-Knicks brawl

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 29: Elfrid Payton #6 of the New York Knicks shoves Jae Crowder #99 of the Memphis Grizzlies after he attempted a three point shot in the final minutes of the game at Madison Square Garden on January 29, 2020 in New York City.The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the New York Knicks 127-106. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The NBA gave out three suspensions and two fines as a result of the fourth-quarter scuffle between the Memphis Grizzlies and New York Knicks.

Elfrid Payton of the Knicks was suspended one game for pushing Jae Crowder.

For the Grizzlies, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marko Guduric were each suspended one game for leaving the bench.

Crowder, who took the late three-pointer that started the skirmish, was fined $25,000 for escalating the on-court altercation.

Marcus Morris was fined $35,000 for his role in escalating the fight and for offensive and derogatory comments made to the media after the game.

Jackson Jr. and Guduric will serve their suspensions on Jan. 31 against the New Orleans Pelicans, while Payton will serve his on Feb. 1 against the Indiana Pacers.

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