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Afflalo fined for excessive contact

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The NFL on Tuesday fined Denver Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo $15,000 for making excessive contact above the shoulders with Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks.

The incident took place on Dec. 1 in the fourth quarter of the Nuggets win over the Jazz. Afflalo was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and ejected from the game.

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens,, The Sports Daily, 90min, and His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.

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