Found March 05, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
The only thing I can think of is that Ibaka sent Keri Hilson up to David Stern’s office to take care of the problem. I rather take a Metta World Peace elbow, than getting hit in the groin. Serge Ibaka has been fined $25k by NBA “for striking Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers in the groin area.” — Howard Beck (@HowardBeckNYT) March 5, 2013 This should have been a suspension just because it violated 24 man laws.  I still don’t know how JJ Barea was kicked out of a game and given a Flagrant 2 for a mild body block and Ibaka gets a slap on the wrist.
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