"Dillon Brooks suspended for Game 3 of Memphis Grizzlies-Golden State Warriors series after flagrant foul on Gary Payton II"

"Grizzlies forward Dillon has been suspended 1 game without pay by the NBA for his flagrant foul on Gary Payton II in Game 2 of Memphis' semifinal playoff series against the Golden State Warriors."

"Meanwhile, Memphis center Steven Adams has cleared the league's health and safety protocols and could be available for Game 3 on Saturday."

"Brooks, who was ejected Tuesday for a flagrant foul 2 that fractured Payton's left elbow, will serve the suspension during Game 3."

"The NBA announced Thursday that Brooks made "unnecessary and excessive contact" on Payton."

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"The one-game suspension will cost Brooks $84,138, per ESPN's Bobby Marks."

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"It's disappointing. It's an unfortunate circumstance. Obviously, we're going to honor the league's decision, but you know it's a tough play,'' Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins said Thursday.

"We obviously wish Gary Payton a speedy and healthy recovery. You don't want to see anybody get hurt. It's very unfortunate what happened there.''

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