Spurs' Wembanyama Fined $25K After Record-Breaking Game Victory

April 1, 2024
Spurs' Wembanyama Fined $25K After Record-Breaking Game Victory
  • Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama fined $25,000 for throwing game ball into stands after a career-high 40-point game.

  • Wembanyama's performance included 20 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals, and 1 block, in an overtime victory against the Knicks.

  • The No. 1 draft pick is a strong Rookie of the Year contender, averaging 21 points and 10.5 rebounds this season.

  • Wembanyama's defensive prowess recognized with a place on the Defensive Player of the Year ballot.

  • The fine's announcement on Easter Sunday has fueled debate over the timing and nature of the NBA's disciplinary actions.

  • The historic game also featured Knicks' guard Jalen Brunson scoring 61 points, highlighting a rare statistical event in the NBA.

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