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Pistons centre Andre Drummond fined $15,000 by NBA

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) hangs on the rim after slamming a dunk during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. Drummond scored 20 points as the Pistons defeated the Celtics 121-114. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) hangs on the rim after slamming a dunk during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. Drummond scored 20 points as the Pistons defeated the Celtics 121-114. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

NEW YORK — Detroit Pistons centre Andre Drummond was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Thursday for striking Charlotte Hornets centre Roy Hibbert in the back of the head with an elbow.

Drummond was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected with in the second quarter of the Pistons' 112-89 victory over the Tuesday night.