CORRECTS TO SECOND HALF NOT FIRST HALF - Brooklyn Nets forward Jared Dudley, left, and Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler (23) get into a shoving match during the second half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Although Jimmy Butler and Jared Dudley were both ejected from Saturday’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers, neither will receive an additional suspension, according to Tim Bontemps of ESPN.

The two were responsible for escalating an altercation during Game 4 after Joel Embiid committed a hard foul:

Dudley was fined $25,000 for his actions, while Butler received a $15,000 fine.

Of course, Butler’s bank account may not even take a hit for his actions.

“I’m going to pay the fine,” Embiid said after Saturday’s game, per Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times. 

Philadelphia survived with a 112-108 win in Game 4, the team’s third straight victory after a disappointing loss in Game 1.

This has been an emotional series already, with Dudley especially serving as an instigator during and after games in press conferences. Embiid responded by calling the veteran a “nobody” after the most recent win.

While the trash talk has generated excitement, the only thing that matters is the scoreboard, and the 76ers have gotten the better of their opponent with a 3-1 series lead.

Both Dudley and Butler will now be available in Game 5 as the Nets try to keep their season alive.

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