Nuggets’ Arron Afflalo fined

NEW YORK – Denver Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo has been fined $15,000 for making excessive contact above the shoulders with Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.

The foul on Afflalo, for which he was assessed a Flagrant 2 and ejected, occurred with 5:55 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Nuggets’ 103-101 win over the Jazz on Dec. 1, at EnergySolutions Arena.