Mario Chalmers #15 of the Miami Heat drives against Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets during their game at the Barclays Center on Nov. 1, 2013 in Brooklyn.
Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Friday for hitting Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin in the throat with a forearm Thursday night.
The foul also was upgraded to a Flagrant Foul 2 from a common infraction.
The incident occurred with 8:05 remaining in the third quarter of the Heat's 102-97 home victory.
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