Nuggets’ Campazzo Suspended, Lakers’ Ellington Fined

NEW YORK, April 13, 2022 – Denver Nuggets guard Facundo Campazzo has been suspended one game without pay for forcefully shoving Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington to the floor from behind, and Ellington has been fined $20,000 for escalating the incident with a threatening comment on social media postgame, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, President, League Operations.

The incident, for which Campazzo was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected, occurred with 7:24 remaining in the second quarter of the Nuggets’ 146-141 overtime loss to the Lakers on April 10 at Ball Arena.

Campazzo will serve his suspension Saturday when the Nuggets face the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center in Game One of their first round series in the 2022 NBA Playoffs.

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