Lakers professional has to pay dearly for joy

NBA professional D’Angelo Russell of the Los Angeles Lakers has to pay a fine of 15,000 US dollars (approx. 13,850 euros) because he kicked a basketball into the audience while he was ecstatic. The league announced this.

On Saturday evening, Russell kicked a short throw from Stephen Curry after the final siren and the basketball flew in a high arc towards the fans after the score was 145:144.

The Lakers won the game against the Golden State Warriors after double overtime.