Kings G Aaron Brooks fined $25,000 for throwing mouthguard into crowd

From the NBA in a press release sent out Monday night:

Sacramento Kings guard Aaron Brooks has been fined $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece into the stands immediately following the Kings' 104-102 road loss to the Utah Jazz on Nov. 23. The fine was announced today by Stu Jackson, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

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That seems steep, but the NBA tends to react that way whenever fans are involved. Lakers guard Steve Blake was fined the same for inappropriate language directed at a fan earlier this season.

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