Basketball Wiretap

Steve Kerr Fined $25K Following Ejection

Feb 14, 2019 8:32 PM

The NBA fined Steve Kerr $25,000 for "verbally abusing and confronting" an official during Golden State Warriors' 129-107 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

Kerr was ejected after throwing down his clipboard while he argued a flagrant foul call on Draymond Green late in the 4th quarter.

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NBA Fines Marc Lasry $25,000 For Comments On Anthony Davis

Feb 11, 2019 5:48 PM

Marc Lasry has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for comments he made on Anthony Davis.

Lasry is one of the co-owners of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Davis listed the Bucks as one of the teams he would have interest in signing with long-term.

"I saw that report, and I think it's great," Lasry told Sporting News. "It's a little bit of what we want. We want players to come and play in Milwaukee. And part of it is, when you're winning and you're setting a standard for excellence, people see that. People want to win."

He continued: "We hope it would be players like Anthony Davis and others who want to come to Milwaukee."

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Anthony Davis Fined $50K By NBA For Public Trade Demand

Jan 29, 2019 6:33 PM

Anthony Davis has been fined $50,000 by the NBA after his agent Rich Paul publicly demanded a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans.

The league's collective bargaining agreement prevents players or their agents from publicly demanding trades.

Paul told Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday that Davis "wants to be traded to a team that allows him a chance to win consistently and compete for a championship."

The NBA said that Paul's comments were "an intentional effort to undermine the contractual relationship between Davis and the Pelicans."

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Taj Gibson Fined $25,000 For Conduct Towards Official

Jan 26, 2019 6:10 PM

Taj Gibson was fined $25,000 for directing an obscene gesture towards an official during the Minnesota Timberwolves' 106-102 loss to the Utah Jazz on Friday night.

Gibson received two technical fouls after protesting a foul call and had to be restrained by teammates in the third quarter of the loss.

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Nikola Jokic Suspended 1 Game, Mason Plumlee And Derrick Favors Fined

Jan 25, 2019 6:22 PM

The NBA suspended Nikola Jokic 1 game for leaving the bench area during an altercation between Mason Plumlee and Derrick Favors. 

Jokic will miss Friday's game against the Suns. The Nuggets were surprised by the ruling as they went through their shootaround with Jokic in the lineup.

Plumlee and Favors each received fines of $25,000 and $15,000 respectively. 

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Tags: Nikola Jokic, Mason Plumlee, Derrick Favors, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Suspension, NBA Fines

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Devin Booker Fined $25,000 For Altercation With Gorgui Dieng

Jan 24, 2019 9:26 PM

Devin Booker has been fined $25,000 for escalating an altercation with Gorgui Dieng by pushing him in the face.

Booker and Dieng were ejected with the incident.

Booker and Dieng appeared to both motion to meet one another in the hallway of the arena.

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Tags: Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns, NBA, NBA Fines

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