Whiteside fined $15K

Heat center avoids suspension


MIAMI – Heat center Hassan Whiteside was fined $15K for his role in a brawl with the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.

Suns center Alex Len was fined $20K.

The league said Len initiated the altercation during the 3rd quarter.

Whiteside was fined for "escalating the incident by wrestling Len to the floor."

Suns forward Markieff Morris was fined $15K for his Flagrant foul on Goran Dragic.

The Heat host the Lakers on Wednesday.

Whiteside will be in the lineup.

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