NBA Fines Kyrie Irving $25K for Improper Comments to 76ers Fan - NECN

NBA Fines Kyrie Irving $25K for Improper Comments to 76ers Fan

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    Kyrie Irving Fined for Outburst at 76ers Fan

    The Celtics' new star point guard was fined tens of thousands of dollars for "inappropriate language" after an exchange with a fan in Philadelphia.

    (Published Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017)

    The NBA has fined Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving $25,000 for responding to a fan with inappropriate language.

    Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA' executive vice president of basketball operations, announced the fine Sunday.

    Irving spoke to a fan at halftime of Boston's 102-92 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.

    The NBA fined Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins $25,000 for language he used toward a fan late in a loss to Memphis on Wednesday night in the season opener.

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