Serge Ibaka Fined $25K, No Suspension for Groin Punch On Blake Griffin

By Michael Rehome

Jan 4, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) defends against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka is feeling a little light in his pockets today as the NBA has come down with a $25K fine for his actions against Blake Griffin.  For those that may not know what I am referring too, Ibaka blatantly punched Blake Griffin in the groin this past Sunday.  Ibaka and Griffin were both battling through-out the game as they got tangled up, Ibake took offense to it, and we now know the rest.

What puzzles me about this whole thing is that, he assaulted a player, but did not get a suspension.  One would think that some sort of suspension would come down for his actions.  Head over to Thunderous Intentions to see what they had to say about the fine.

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