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NBA fines Avery Johnson $25,000

Posted on: February 4, 2011 6:22 pm
Edited on: February 4, 2011 6:27 pm
Posted by Royce Young

Avery Johnson was tossed recently against the 76ers after protesting a no-call that led to a Devin Harris turnover. It was the first time Johnson had been ejected this season.

And evidently, he said some Magic words, because the NBA brought down the fine hammer and hit Johnson for $25,000 today.

The press release says Johnson was fined for "improper conduct towards a game official surrounding his ejection."

The official Johnson went after was Brent Barnaky and evidently Johnson said more than just "I disagree with your call." You've got to go pretty hard to warrant a fine and I'm sure Johnson.
Category: NBA
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