George hit with $15k fine

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Paul George may have made up with the woman he hit when he kicked a basketball into the stands, but he’s still got to pay the piper.

The Indiana Pacers forward has been fined $15,000 by the NBA after kicking a ball into the stands Saturday against the Chicago Bulls. The ball hit the face of Lindsey Yeager,  a Fox Sports Indiana television crew member . Paul apologized to Yeager after the game and sent her flowers.

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"I meant to kick the ball against the mat, the stanchion, I guess," George said, via . "And my soccer skill isn't as good as I thought. I apologized to the people who I hit, and I'm glad my team was able to pick up this win and me not be at fault for the loss."