Brooklyn’s Pierce fined $15,000 for flagrant foul

Updated: December 24, 2013

Brooklyn, NY ( – Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce was
fined $15,000 for his flagrant foul on Indiana’s George Hill.

Pierce was ejected in the third quarter of the Nets’ 103-86 loss on Monday for
a flagrant 2 foul.

Hill picked off a bad pass and raced down the court for a layup, but was
clotheslined by Pierce on the play.

After a review, referees ruled it a fagrant 2, which carries an automatic
ejection. The NBA said Tuesday that Piece made “excessive and unnecessary