Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson fined $15Ok for flipping off Nets followers | NBA

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The NBA has fined Cavaliers ahead Tristan Thompson $15,000 for an obscene gesture made towards a gaggle of followers after Monday’s sport in opposition to the Nets, the league introduced Thursday.

The 27-year-old flipped off followers as he walked off the courtroom after Cleveland narrowly escaped with a 99-97 victory. It isn’t clear what sparked Thompson’s gesture or if the followers have been heckling him all through the sport. 

Thompson’s high quality is comparatively small compared to punishments a couple of different NBA gamers have confronted in latest weeks. Warriors ahead Kevin Durant was hit with a $25,000 high quality final month for telling a fan to “watch the f—ing sport and shut the f— up.” Clippers guard Patrick Beverley additionally obtained a $25,000 punishment for throwing the ball at a Mavericks fan.

Thompson had a robust night time earlier than making the gesture, ending with 19 factors and 14 rebounds within the win in opposition to the Nets. 



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