The suspension will cost Paul $491,782, Rondo $186,207 and Ingram $200,428 in salary, a disparity attributable to Paul's much richer contract.
The NBA has yet to hand down discipline for the three players, but suspensions seem to be in order.
It was the opinion of the league office that all three players should be suspended for their role in a fight that took place on Saturday night between the Rockets and the Lakers at Staples Center.
- Paul responded after Rondo's slobber shot, poking Rondo near the eye and throwing a few punches of his own. This led to Rondo landing a clean left hook on Paul and more punches being thrown.
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Harden finished with 36 points and Paul delivered 28 and 10 assists before he was ejected in the fourth quarter for fighting.
We appear to have a verdict on National Basketball Association spit-gate.
The Rockets apparently sent a game video to the league office early Sunday which may show Rondo spitting in Paul's direction, although Rondo was reportedly "adamant" that he did no such thing when explaining himself to Lakers brass.
"(We are) sending a clear message that this is not acceptable behaviour and you can not do this. "This game is played with a lot of passion and it's an aggressive game and obviously there is contact in the game".
After the game, Rondo's former Boston Celtics teammate Paul Pierce said on ESPN that he was not "surprised at all" by the fight. It was later claimed by Paul that the initial fracas began after Rondo spit in his face. "I think we owe it to ourselves to start from the beginning with this guy and see what we can accomplish". "I'm not going to guarantee no championship, I'll tell you that", he says in the interview.