As he headed away from the exchange, West swung his right elbow back into Griffin’s head. David West was assessed a flagrant foul 2 and ejected for elbowing Blake Griffin in the head during the Pacers’ 106-92 home victory over the Clippers on Saturday. The NBA fined David West $15,000 for delivering a flagrant elbow to Blake Griffin’s head during the Pacers’ 106-92 home victory over the Clippers on Saturday. Griffin was not penalized for his role in the incident and he was awarded two free throws to begin the second half. The two forwards fought for control of the ball a meaningless activity given that the half was over and they eventually became entangled as the ball squirted free.