Grizzlies’ Dillon Brooks suspended for receiving 18th technical foul of season

Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks been officially suspended for his 18th technical foul of the season. Last week he was disciplined for shoving a Miami Heat photographer. The official statement by the NBA regarding the suspension is as follows:

Memphis Grizzlies guard-forward Dillon Brooks has been suspended one game without pay for receiving his 18th technical foul of the 2022-23 season, it was announced today by Joe Dumars, Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations. Under NBA rules, a player or coach is automatically suspended without pay for one game once he receives his 16th technical foul during a regular season. For every two additional technical fouls received during that regular season, the player or coach will be automatically suspended without pay for an additional game. Brooks received his most recent technical foul with 7:26 remaining in the third quarter of the Grizzlies’ 112-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on March 20 at FedExForum. Brooks will serve his suspension March 22 when the Grizzlies play host to the Houston Rockets on March 20 at FedExForum.

Brooks was fined $35,000 by the NBA last week for shoving a camera person while chasing a loose ball during a loss in Miami. He’ll lose $78,621 for the latest suspension and has now been fined a grand total of $336,863 this season, according to ESPN’s Bobby Marks.

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