Jorge Gutierrez fined $15,000

Updated: March 28, 2014, 11:49 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Brooklyn Nets guard Jorge Gutierrez received his first multiyear contract on Friday -- just in time to pay his first fine.

The NBA announced that Gutierrez had been docked $15,000 for "making excessive contact above the shoulders" with Charlotte Bobcats center Cody Zeller in Wednesday night's game. He'd been assessed a flagrant 2 on the play, which came with 6:42 left in the fourth quarter of visiting Brooklyn's 116-111 overtime loss and resulted in his automatic ...

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