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Young: No Discipline Coming for Blazers-Nuggets Scuffle in Game 2

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Players left the bench but it was during a timeout, which falls outside the rule, per ESPN’s Royce Young.

NBA: Playoffs-Portland Trail Blazers at Denver Nuggets Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Late in the fourth quarter of the Portland Trail Blazers’ Game 2 win against the Denver Nuggets, Enes Kanter made contact with Nuggets guard Torrey Craig (however, replay showed that Kanter was pushed by Denver’s Nikola Jokic into Craig). Gary Harris and Jamal Murray then confronted Kanter as a timeout was called, and the teams had to be separated:

Questions arose over if any suspensions or fines would come from the incident, but a source tells ESPN’s Royce Young that nothing further is on the way since players left the bench after a timeout was called:

Kanter and Murray were both assessed with technicals following their brief staredown.