NBA suspends Nikola Jokic for 1 game, fines Morris and Butler after Monday's incident

Nov 9, 2021

The NBA announced on Tuesday that it suspended Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic one game without pay for shoving Miami Heat forward Markieff Morris during a game on Monday.

The league also fined Morris $50,000 for his flagrant foul that preceded Jokic's shove and Heat forward Jimmy Butler $30,000 for "attempting to escalate the altercation and failing to comply with an NBA security interview."

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