Sport NBA: After punching THJ: Murray takes penalty
Andy Murray ruled OUT of the Australian Open
Having tested positive for Covid 12 days ago, he ran out of time to compete after being told that there could be no special quarantine dispensation, despite having completed his self-isolation at home. It appears the tournament made efforts to find a compromise for its five-times finalist. But health authorities decided he would need to go into full lockdown for two weeks after arriving ahead of the February 8 start.
Jamal Murray was fined for punching Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. in the Denver Nuggets' 117: 113 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. As the NBA announced, Murray has to pay a fine of $ 25,000.
Murray went down after contact in the middle of the third quarter and
More at SPOX Brooklyn wins OT thriller in Atlanta - Mavs go underat the hot jazz After the referees had decided on normal foul against Murray, they took another closer look at the scene and changed their call to Flagrant Foul 2, which caused the Canadian to fly off the field. By this point, Murray had played one of his best games of the season, hitting 7 of his first 11 throws for 16 points. Murray has 19.3 points and 4.3 assists per game throughout the season, but he has not yet been able to build on his outstanding form from the bubble. Nevertheless, the Nuggets are in fourth place in the Western Conference with a balance of 11-7.
Jae'Sean Tate Rockets from Sydney Kings to NBA starter .
NBL fans had little doubt Jae'Sean Tate could make the NBA but his sudden rise as starting forward for the Houston Rockets is one of the feel-good stories of the NBA season.In less than a year, Jae'Sean Tate has gone from a star import with the Sydney Kings to a starting forward for the NBA's Houston Rockets.