Costly kick: Lakers G D’Angelo Russell fined $15K

The NBA fined Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell $15,000 on Monday for kicking a ball into the stands.

The incident occurred after a 145-144 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday in San Francisco.

Russell, 27, contributed 28 points, five assists, three rebounds and two steals in the double-overtime thriller.

The former All-Star is averaging 17.1 points, 6.1 assists and 2.7 rebounds in 43 games (36 starts) this season.