December 2017 Basketball Wiretap

Austin Rivers Fined $25,000 For Verbal Outburst Towards Fan

Dec 2, 2017 6:37 PM

Austin Rivers have been fined $25,000 for a verbal outburst toward a fan during the Clippers' loss on Thursday to Utah.

Rivers says he was coming to the defense of DeAndre Jordan, who was being heckled.

Rivers said the next day he "definitely shouldn't have said anything." He added that he's "sorry for using profanity" but was "sticking up for my teammate, bottom line."

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Anthony Davis Fined $25,000 By NBA

Dec 1, 2017 2:49 PM

Anthony Davis has been fined $25,000 for verbally abusing a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection.

Davis received his second technical foul of the game and was subsequently ejected with 4:11 remaining in the second quarter of the Pelicans’ 120-102 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Smoothie King Center.

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