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Heat’s Mario Chalmers fined $15,000 for forearm to Blake Griffin’s neck (VIDEO)

Nov 8, 2013, 7:12 PM EDT

In the third quarter of the Heat’s win over the Clippers Thursday, Blake Griffin was setting a pick for Chris Paul and Mario Chalmers decided to fight through it — with his forearm up, catching Blake Griffin in the neck.

Friday the league announced a $15,000 fine for Chalmers for the play.

Not a shock, he had to know seconds after a fine was coming. I don’t think it was malicious, but the league can’t allow that to go unpunished (no, a foul call was not enough).

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