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DeMarcus Cousins Suspended One Game, Fined Additional $25,000

Feb 7, 2017 4:59 PM

DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended one game for accumulating 16 technical fouls.

Under NBA rules, a player or coach is automatically suspended without pay for one game once he receives his 16th technical foul during a regular season.  For every two additional technical fouls received during that regular season, the player or coach will be automatically suspended for an additional game.

Cousins received his most recent technical foul with :01.1 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Kings’ 112-107 loss to the Chicago Bulls at Golden 1 Center on Feb. 6.  Cousins will serve his suspension on Feb. 8 when the Kings host the Boston Celtics at Golden 1 Center.

In addition, Cousins has been fined $25,000 for making an inappropriate statement and gesture after leaving the playing court following the Kings’ 109-106 overtime win against the Golden State Warriors on Feb. 4 at Golden 1 Center.

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Steve Kerr Fined $25,000 By NBA

Feb 6, 2017 3:35 PM

Steve Kerr has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for verbal abuse of game officials and failing to leave the court in a timely manner.

The incident occurred in the third quarter of the Golden State Warriors' 109-106 loss to the Sacramento Kings in overtime.

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