Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers was among five players fined a total of $6,500 by the NBA for two incidents in games played Tuesday night.
Magic Johnson was fined $3,000 for hitting Kevin Johnson of the Phoenix Suns in the face with an open hand during the Lakers' 111-107 victory. Kevin Johnson was fined $1,000 for fighting and the Lakers' Byron Scott was fined $500 for pushing Kevin Johnson in the chest. Detroit's Scott Hastings was fined $1,500 for instigating a fight with Chicago's Stacey King. King, who was ejected from the game, was fined $500 for throwing a retaliatory punch at Hastings.