NBA fines Pistons’ Morris $35K for verbal abuse


Oct 26, 2019; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons forward Markieff Morris (8) before the game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA fined Detroit Pistons forward Markieff Morris $35,000 on Monday for “directing inappropriate and offensive language toward a game official” on Saturday.

The incident occurred during the Pistons’ 117-111 loss to the visiting Philadelphia 76ers.

Morris, 30, scored a season-high 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in the loss.

The fine was announced by NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Kiki VanDeWeghe.

—Field Level Media

Products You May Like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *