Howard fined for dangerous foul

The incident occurred in the first quarter of Game 4  of their playoff tie on Sunday when Howard's forearm connected with Barnes' head while he was driving to the basket. 

Howard did not enjoy much success during Game 4 as he picked up two quick fouls in the first quarter before going on to be hit with two technical fouls, which saw him ejected towards the beginning of the fourth quarter. 

The 29-year-old finished with seven points, six rebounds and one assist in his side's embarrassing 128-95 loss. 

Howard will have to be at his best in Game 5, which takes place on Tuesday, as the Rockets are 3-1 down in the series and will be eliminated from the playoffs if they lose again.