Knicks' Dalembert fined $15K for elbow

New York, NY ( - The NBA fined New York Knicks center Samuel Dalembert $15,000 for elbowing Toronto's Jonas Valanciunas in the face during Sunday's game against the Raptors.

The incident occurred early in the second half of New York's 118-108 loss. Dalembert was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and was subsequently ejected from the game.

Dalembert will be eligible to play when the Knicks host Washington on Christmas Day.