• Clippers' Barnes fined $25K for language

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Nov 15, 2013
    Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes has been fined $25,000 for failing to leave the court in a timely manner upon his ejection and using inappropriate language on his Twitter account during the game following his ejection, in violation of NBA rules, it was announced Thursday by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations. Smith has been fined $25,000 for directing hostile and inappropriate language to Detroit's Brandon Jennings via his Twitter account, the league announced Friday. In March 2012, he was fined $25,000 by the NBA for posting "inappropriate pictures" of a semi-nude woman on his Twitter account. Back in 2009, while he was a member of the Denver Nuggets, the Denver Post questioned messages on his account written in a way "commonly associated with street gangs," leading Smith to shut down his account lest he court further controversy. J.R.
    Source: nba.com
    • J.R. Smith fined $25K for ‘directing hostile and inappropriate language to another player via Twitter’ after Brandon Jennings sp

      New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been fined $25,000 "for directing hostile and inappropriate language to another player via Twitter account, in violation of NBA rules," the NBA announced Friday afternoon. The fine stems from a Wednesday ev…

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