Watch: NBA fines Stephen Curry $50,000 for Attacking Match Official

NBA fines Stephen Curry $50,000 for Attacking Match Official
Golden State Warriors guard, Stephen Curry has been slammed with $50,000 fine by the NBA disciplinary committee.

The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player was fined for aggressively throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of an official during Saturday’s 111-101 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.

The incident happened when frustrated Curry got irritated after the referee missed a foul in his favour.

Curry however escaped further punishment after been earlier rejected. Similarly, Golden State forward Andre Iguodala was also fined $15,000 for “verbally abusing a game official.”

The NBA’s official statement on the incident reads:

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2017 – Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been fined $50,000 for throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, for which Curry was ejected, occurred with 43.6 seconds remaining in the 4th quarter of the Warriors’ 111-101 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, Oct. 21 at FedEx Forum.

As part of the same incident, Warriors forward Andre Iguodala has been fined $15,000 for verbally abusing a game official.

Watch the incidents below.

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