Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has been fined $50,000 by the NBA after he flipped off a number of Boston Celtics followers on two events throughout Sunday’s Recreation 1.
In a launch Tuesday, NBA president of league operations Byron Spruell stated Irving was being fined for “making obscene gestures on the taking part in court docket and directing profane language towards the spectator stands.”
Following the Nets’ 115-114 loss, Irving stated he would have “the identical vitality” for the followers that that they had for him.
“When folks begin yelling ‘p—y’ or ‘b—-‘ and ‘f— you’ and all these items, there’s solely however a lot you’re taking as a competitor,” Irving stated. “We’re those anticipated to be docile and be humble, take a humble method, f— that, it’s the playoffs. That is what it’s.”
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