SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Jazz ensure Rodney Hood has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for slapping a phone out of a fan’s hand.
Hood was forced to leave Wednesday’s diversion against the Washington Wizards after receiving a second technical foul. He knocked the phone out of a fan’s palm while walking past the man who was sitting courtside and looked to be recording Hood exiting the court.
The occurrence took place with 2:21 left in the third entertain of a 107-104 Jazz feat at Washington.
The 6-foot-8, 206-pound sharpshooter has averaged a career-high 16.5 points per diversion this deteriorate as the Jazz have struggled to a 17-24 record. He picked up the second technical tainted while wailing a non-call to an central following a missed burst shot over John Wall.
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