Madison
22° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Bucks' Sanders fined $50,000 by NBA

Published On: Mar 18 2013 12:00:41 AM CDT
Milwaukee Bucks

NEW YORK -

The NBA has fined Milwaukee Bucks forward Larry Sanders $50,000 for using offensive language and criticizing officials.

Sanders was displeased after getting whistled for a foul on Miami's LeBron James with 2:44 left in the fourth quarter of Milwaukee's 107-94 loss to the Heat on Friday night. He received two technicals and was ejected after directing a derogatory term at the referees.

After the game, Sanders blamed his ejection on frustration and seemed to infer that the Heat get preferential treatment from the officials.

"I can imagine it's hard for a referee to ref a Miami Heat game," he said.

Advertisement
  • Ferguson protests after grand jury

    Jim Young/Reuters

    Ferguson reacts to grand jury decision

    The announcement of a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown was met with chaos Monday night.

  • Nation reax Ferguson blurb image

    REUTERS

    Nation reacts to Ferguson decision

    A grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown set off demonstrations across the United States Monday night.

  • Thanksgiving, turkey, holiday, Christmas

    istock

    Thanksgiving Day fast facts

    Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2014, Thanksgiving is Nov. 27th.

Advertisement