NEW YORK — Denver Nuggets center DeMarcus Cousins has been fined $15,000 for kicking towels into the stands during Game 4 of Denver’s first-round playoff series against Golden State, the NBA announced Tuesday.
The incident occurred when Cousins returned to the bench after getting called for a personal foul with 7:27 remaining in the second quarter of the Nuggets’ 126-121 home victory on Sunday.
Cousins finished with 10 points. Denver avoided a sweep with the win. The veteran is averaging 8.5 points and 10.5 minutes per game this series.
Game 5 is Wednesday night.