NBA fines Doc Rivers $15K for meltdown ejection that produced hilarious memes
The memes, they were a-plenty.
The NBA fined Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers $15,000 on Thursday for "verbal abuse towards a game official and not leaving the court in a timely manner," the league announced. Rivers went berserk at the officials in the closing moments of overtime in the Clippers' loss to the Nets Tuesday night, and was ejected.
While the entire ordeal was pretty unfortunate for Rivers, between the ejection, the loss, and the blood pressure, the internet did have a blast with his freak-out.
"I cannot round your grade up .01%" pic.twitter.com/ieDc0TcbBg— Yo Favorite Unkle (@Lil_Freddy) November 30, 2016
IT'S PRONOUNCED WITH A SOFT G. LIKE 'JIF' pic.twitter.com/JTwbLKP2tU— Hector Diaz (@iamHectorDiaz) November 30, 2016
tfw the refs correctly apply the rules pic.twitter.com/e2Hm5kEDKg— Fastbreak Breakfast (@fastbreakbreak) November 30, 2016
SAY THAT ABOUT AUSTIN ONE MORE TIME pic.twitter.com/EIBif1i88i— Justin Rowan 🇨🇦 (@Cavsanada) November 30, 2016
At least a good time was had by the rest of us. Rivers and the Clippers are back in action Thursday night vs. the Cavs.
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