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.