NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving $25,000 for responding to a fan with inappropriate language.
Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA’ executive vice president of basketball operations, announced the fine Sunday.
Irving spoke to a fan at halftime of Boston’s 102-92 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.
The NBA fined Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins $25,000 for language he used toward a fan late in a loss to Memphis on Wednesday night in the season opener.
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