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Denver Nuggets G Jamal Murray fined $25K for flagrant foul 2

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Jamal Murray ejected after low blow on Tim Hardaway Jr. (0:41)

After falling to the ground after a collision with Tim Hardaway Jr., Jamal Murray gets up and hits Hardaway in the groin area, resulting in an ejection for Murray. (0:41)

The NBA has fined Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray $25,000 for striking Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. in the groin area, the league announced Wednesday

The incident occurred during the Nuggets' 117-113 victory over the Mavericks on Monday night at American Airlines Center.

Murray received a flagrant foul 2 penalty and was ejected after what appeared to be an intentional shot to Hardaway's groin area. Murray stumbled backward after the pair collided as Denver was setting up on offense. Murray got up and reached between Hardaway's legs with his right arm, prompting Hardaway to double over.

The official closest to the contact blew the whistle to stop play with 4:51 left in the third quarter and conferred with the other referees. The initial call was a foul on Murray, and it was upgraded to a flagrant 2 after a video review.