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Zaza Pachulia will not face discipline by the league for swipe at Iman Shumpert’s groin

Zaza Pachulia, Iman Shumpert

The NBA will not enforce any additional discipline on Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia after swiping at Iman Shumpert‘s groin during a loose ball tussle in the third quarter of Friday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals, according to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports.

Pachulia went to the ground after losing the ball following an offensive rebound. After re-gathering it, he was caught underneath Shumpert, who intended to rip the ball from his hands to gain possessions, but ended up yanking Pachulia awkwardly — ending in a swipe to his nether region and a few choice words from the Georgian international.

Despite the blowout, Game 4 wasn’t short of physical play and controversial plays, featuring seven technical fouls, including Pachulia and Shumpert, who received double technicals in this very play.

The league also chose not to discipline Cleveland Cavaliers star forward LeBron James after a kick to Andre Iguodala’s groin in the dying stages of Game 3.