Rockets' Howard fined 25K for tossing ball in stands
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 21, 2013
Houston center Dwight Howard has been fined $25,000 for throwing the ball into the stands late in the Rockets' loss in Dallas. Houston Rockets forward/center Dwight Howard has been fined $25,000 for throwing the ball into the stands with 2:54 remaining in the fourth quarter of Houston's 123-120 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, Nov. Howard had a season-high 33 points and 11 rebounds. The Rockets were ahead 116-111 at the time, and Dirk Nowitzki made the free throw to get Dallas within four. The Mavericks, who trailed by 18 in the third quarter, later went on a 9-1 run to end the game and earn a 123-120 come-from-behind win.